Author pitrou
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Date 2010-05-24.16:18:47
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> Python's main job is to make it *possible* to do things.  It's the
> application developer's job to decide what things should be done.

> It would be entirely appropriate, though, for a higher-level interface 
> (for example, the httplib module) to take care of this itself and not 
> require users to explicitly specify things separately.

Ok, I find this argument rather convincing. Also, enabling implicit SNI with the connect() argument could make user code stop working if he decides to pass the IP instead, without him being able to diagnose precisly what happens.

As you said, httplib/urllib should probably enable client-side SNI by default.
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