[docs] Description of 'secure' argument for logging.handlers.SMTPHandler isn't up to date

Sandro Tosi sandro.tosi at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 21:47:38 CEST 2011

Hi Jesaja,
for another report, I filed http://bugs.python.org/issue12667 some
hours ago, to have your same report fixed. Thanks for spotting it!


On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 18:12, Jesaja Everling <jeverling at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> the docs for logging.handlers.SMTPHandler are not up to date.
> Docs:
> http://docs.python.org/library/logging.handlers.html#logging.handlers.SMTPHandler
> "If secure is True, then the handler will attempt to use TLS for the
> email transmission.".
> Docstring:
> http://hg.python.org/cpython/file/c6e63c67efd5/Lib/logging/handlers.py#l833
> "To specify the use of a secure protocol (TLS), pass in a tuple for
> the secure argument.
> This will only be used when authentication credentials are supplied.
> The tuple will be either an empty tuple, or a single-value tuple with
> the name of a keyfile,
> or a 2-value tuple with the names of the keyfile and certificate file.
> (This tuple is passed to the `starttls` method)."
> Just in case nobody noticed this before.
> Best Regards,
> Jesaja Everling
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