Author heikki
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Date 2008-08-20.22:52:14
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I would think most people/applications want to know to which host they
are talking to. The reason I am advocating adding a default check to the
stdlib is because this is IMO important for security, and it is easy to
get it wrong (I don't think I have it 100% correct in M2Crypto either,
although I believe it errs on the side of caution). I believe it would
be a disservice to ship something that effectively teaches developers to
ignore security (like the old socket.ssl does).

A TLS extension also allows SSL vhosts, so static IPs are no longer
strictly necessary (this is not universally supported yet, though).
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