Author clopez
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Date 2017-01-04.00:58:14
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The python 2.7 documentation for urrlib still has a big warning notice at the top saying:

"""
Warning

When opening HTTPS URLs, it does not attempt to validate the server certificate. Use at your own risk! 
"""
^^ https://docs.python.org/2/library/urllib.html

I believe this is incorrect since this patch was backported to the 2.7  branch. I checked it, and it verifies SSL certs by default.


I guess the documentation for urllib should be updated to remove that warning?
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