IMAP4_SSL and OpenSSL compatibility

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at
Tue Feb 26 13:04:15 CET 2013

W. Martin Borgert <debacle <at>> writes:
> When I add an ssl_version argument to the call to
> ssl.wrap_socket() in, I can connect to
> the Exchange server without problems:
> self.sslobj = ssl.wrap_socket(self.sock, self.keyfile, self.certfile,
>                               ssl_version = ssl.PROTOCOL_SSLv3)
> Would it make sense, to make this change in the Python standard
> library?

There is already the ssl_context option for that:



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