[Twisted-Python] Twisted+M2Crypto patch

James Y Knight foom at fuhm.net
Wed Aug 11 16:50:30 MDT 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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