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> I'm not against that concept, but it is only appropriate for >= 3.9 as that'd be adding a feature.  This issue is marked a release blocker to decide what to do for 3.5-3.7 (and maybe 3.8 if deemed a serious breaking change).

The key part of the regression for 2.7 and 3.5+ was that it became impractical to retain the existing behavior of sending invalid bytes. My recommendation is to provide a mechanism to achieve compatibility with the older versions of Python. Although it's a "feature", it's also a feature necessitated by the security bugfix and to alleviate the regression. For this reason, I think the change should be applied to all Python versions that were patched for the security issue.
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