Python 2.2: socket.ssl documentation?

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

Andreas Kostyrka <andreas at> writes:

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


> If so where?

> 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.



More information about the Python-list mailing list