[OSGeo-Discuss] pycsw 1.0.0 released

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 09:34:54 PDT 2011

The pycsw team announces the release of pycsw 1.0.0.

This is the first formal release (previous version 0.1.0), and adds numerous core features since 0.1.0 (see below).

pycsw is an OGC CSW server implementation written in Python.  pycsw implements clause 10 (HTTP protocol binding (Catalogue Services for
the Web, CSW)) of the OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specification, version 2.0.2.

pycsw allows for the publishing and discovery of geospatial metadata.  Existing repositories of geospatial metadata can be exposed via  OGC:CSW
2.0.2.  pycsw is Open Source, released under an MIT license, and runs on all major platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X).

Source and binary downloads:

The source code is available at:


Version 1.0.0 (2011-06-29):

  * simplified setup and configuration
  * support for INSPIRE Discovery Services
  * support for CSW-T
  * support for additional databases
  * Ubuntu and openSUSE installer
  * support GetCapabilities updateSequence parameter
  * support for FGDC profile
  * support for NASA DIF

Testers and developers are welcome.

The pycsw developer team.


More information about the Discuss mailing list