Python scripts can:
1-Communicate over sockets.
2-Extract form information sent to server-side CGI scripts.
3-Transfer files by FTP.
4-Parse, generate, and analyze XML files.
5-Send, receive, compose, and parse email.
6-Fetch web pages by URLs.
7-Parse the HTML and XML of fetched web pages.
8-Communicate over XML-RPC, SOAP, and Telnet.