[OSGeo-Announce] pycsw 2.4.0 released

Astrid Emde (OSGeo) astrid_emde at osgeo.org
Sat May 18 03:37:12 PDT 2019

See also OSGeo news item: 

The pycsw team announces the release of pycsw 2.4.0.

The 2.4.0 release adds WMS 1.3.0 and WPS process harvesting as well as 
plugin support enhancements.

Note that though pycsw works with Python 2 and 3, we have turned
off Python 2 testing given the Python 2 end of life 
scheduled for 01 January 2020.  Users are strongly encouraged to update
their deployments to Python 3 as soon as possible.

Source and binary downloads:

The source code is available at:


PyPI packages are available at:


Version 2.4.0 (2019-05-17):

- fix CAT 3.0 schema locations
- fix to handle plugin loading across various operating systems
- bump of requirements
- new project logos
- safeguard WKT exceptions against newer versions of Shapely
- updated Chinese translations
- enhancements and fixes to large metadata harvesting workflows
- safeguard async naming for Python 3.7
- OpenSearch description document updates
- startposition fixes to for GetRecords workflows

Testers and developers are welcome.

We would like to thank OSGeo (https://osgeo.org) and the 2019 
Minneapolis Code Sprint 
(https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Community_Sprint_2019) organizers and 
sponsors for their support.

The pycsw developer team.


Congratulations from OSGeo to the new release 2.4.0!

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