Python 2.2: socket.ssl documentation?

Justin Sheehy justin at iago.org
Fri Nov 30 05:09:08 CET 2001


Andreas Kostyrka <andreas at mtg.co.at> writes:

> Is there any documentation about the ssl support in the socket module?

Yes.

> If so where?

http://python.sourceforge.net/devel-docs/lib/module-socket.html
http://python.sourceforge.net/devel-docs/lib/ssl-objects.html

> Does it support writing servers?

Sadly, no.  As far as I can tell, none of the proposed patches to
provide useful SSL server support to Python have yet been accepted.

A standard library module capable of being used to build simple
SSL servers would be an excellent addition, if done well.

-Justin

 





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