[twill] Twill question
titus at caltech.edu
Fri May 26 11:27:04 PDT 2006
On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 06:20:05PM +0000, John J Lee wrote:
-> On Fri, 26 May 2006, Titus Brown wrote:
-> > twill works fine with most HTTPS sites. If by "certificates" you mean
-> > client-side SSL certificates, they aren't supported by the twill
-> > interface, but I think they're supported by mechanize (upon which twill
-> > is built). It would be fairly easy to add that to the twill interface.
-> Not AFAIK -- urllib2 doesn't have any support for client certs. urllib
-> (which mechanize *doesn't* use claims to have support, but I've never
-> tested it (see x509 argument to URLOpener constructor). Shouldn't be hard
-> to add to mechanize and/or urllib2...
-> Python's SSL code does no server certificate verification, so neither does
Oops, you're right! A well-crafted google search turns up this post to
the twill list (!) last September:
It seems like 'httplib' supports it, and so the trick would be to get
the information from twill through mechanize to httplib. I doubt it
would be that tough.
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