[Twisted-Python] Twisted+M2Crypto patch
James Y Knight
foom at fuhm.net
Wed Aug 11 18:50:30 EDT 2004
On Aug 11, 2004, at 6:21 PM, J C Lawrence wrote:
> Ahem. SSL in this parlance is just a TCP connection form with more
> dependencies (keys) failure modes (negotiation failures). The protocol
> that flows over the SSL/TCP connection is arbitrary (eg HTTP, telnet,
> SMTP, etc).
Actually, SSL is both a protocol *and* a transport, at the same time.
It is a protocol *on* TCP, and it is a transport *for* another higher
level protocol. That is probably how it ought to be modeled in Twisted,
but I don't know if the Twisted API is up for it.
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