After opening complex web page, perhaps one containing flash, unable to load calendar when again connecting to an event

Bug #835806 reported by John S. Gruber
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John S. Gruber

Bug Description

After connecting and loading the web page, such as, and then disconnecting from an event, problem occurs
when reconnecting. The message is:
ERROR:root:Unable to open calendar

Gathered detail information indicated that the python urllib2 library was having trouble loading the calendar. When allowed to
crash, the traceback indicated: Invalid SSL protocol variant specified. Calendars were https:// google calendars.

Changed in lernid:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
John S. Gruber (jsjgruber) wrote :

Test case. Start lernid -v --config configfile
where configfile contains an icalurl beginning with https://

Connect to the event.

Open url to


Connect again to the same event.

See if there is an error loading the calendar.

Fixing by changing https: to http: when returning the event.icalurl property in lernid/

Changed in lernid:
assignee: nobody → John S. Gruber (jsjgruber)
Changed in lernid:
milestone: none → 0.8.5
Changed in lernid:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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