Problem when applying Patch from issue1424152 to get https over authenticating proxies working with urllib2 in Python 2.5

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Dec 10 15:54:35 CET 2013


On 10/12/2013 14:14, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 1:06 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 10/12/2013 13:47, Chris Angelico wrote:
>>>
>>> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 12:35 AM,  <harish.barvekar at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Is this issue fixed. I am also facing the same issue of tunneling in
>>>> https request. Please suggest how to proceed further
>>>
>>>
>>> You're responding to something from 2009. It's highly likely things
>>> have changed.
>>>
>>
>> Says who?  Sadly IMHO this has been one of the worst aspects of Python
>> development.  I've seen 10 year old bugs happily sitting on the bug tracker.
>> Thankfully that is slowly changing.  The core mentorship program is helping,
>> plus the gradual reduction in the number of versions that need supporting as
>> 2.6 is now out of support and we move towards 3.4.  However there are still
>> 4275 open issues on the bug tracker. Anyone up to help out, the pay and
>> perks are really good? :)
>
> There've been two minor versions since the version cited in the post
> (2.5), not counting Python 3 at all. It's definitely worth rechecking
> on 2.7 or 3.3, to see if the same still occurs. (Or, of course, to
> read the tracker issue, which in this case was known and needn't be
> searched for, a fact that I missed noticing when I went reading.) Yes,
> four years' worth of bug fixes does make it at least somewhat likely
> that something's changed.
>
> ChrisA
>

How many minor versions since this was created on 2002-01-16 at 04:56 
http://bugs.python.org/issue504219  ?  The issue originally referenced 
is closed, this is still open.  Age on the bug tracker is no guarantee 
of anything, except that the issue exists.

-- 
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence




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