[Zope] sending a post request to a secure site (paypal) from a python script/external method

Dieter Maurer dieter@handshake.de
Wed, 5 Mar 2003 20:43:38 +0100

Richard Ettema wrote at 2003-3-5 11:47 -0000:
 > ....
 > I have looked thru the examples in the urllib.py and urllib2.py but could
 > not work out where I am going wrong, or if it is possible.

It is possible.

 > I have seen comments about python must be built/installed with ssl support
 > for secure connections to https urls, how do I work out if python was
 > built/installed with this?

I do not know but I would find out by looking at the HTTPS support
in "httplib", i.e. look at its source.