[Pythonmac-SIG] Package Manager idea, adding a URL scheme

Glenn Andreas gandreas at delver.com
Fri Oct 3 19:06:17 EDT 2003

At 12:32 AM +0200 10/4/03, Jack Jansen wrote:
>On 3-okt-03, at 23:21, Glenn Andreas wrote:
>>I'm clearly missing something here, because if we have the 
>>databases come from a trusted source (python.org) using SSL,
>This is what you're missing: we cannot use SSL to transfer the 
>database, because
>core Python has no SSL support.

Ah (light bulb comes on).

But neither is there support for digital signature authentication in 
core Python...

Still, at least it is easier to do the signature authentication 
outside/independant of PackMan than to download a database over SSL.

Glenn Andreas                      gandreas at delver.com 
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