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Release Plan


This will be the official release of 1.2.0.



Planned Dates

  • 27 March 2012: 1.2.0-beta1
  • 04 April 2012: 1.2.0-rc1
  • 08 April 2012: 1.2.0 final

Release Manager

Angelos Tzotsos will act as Release Manager.

SVN Tags / Branches

  • the svn tag name will be '1.2.0'
  • the svn branch name will be (in branches/) '1.2'
  • the subsequent development version will be '1.3-dev'

Trac Conventions

  • all tickets related to this release should be assigned to the '1.2.0' milestone

Release Packaging and Announcements

See Release-Packaging for instructions.

Release Email

Subject: pycsw 1.2.0 released

The pycsw team announces the release of pycsw 1.2.0.

The 1.2.0 release brings numerous features and enhancements to the codebase, including:

 * OpenSearch support
 * SRU support
 * OGC WMS support
 * JSON output
 * MySQL support
 * ogc:Function support 
 * testing framework
 * unified administration utility
 * abstracted core model, allowing for mapping to existing databases
 * configurable GetDomain requests (list or range) 
 * geometry transformations to handle multiple coordinate reference systems 
 * enhanced csw:ResponseHandler support (email, FTP) for asynchronous processing
 * support links in metadata model
 * PYCSW_CONFIG environment variable support

The full list of enhancements and bug fixes is available at

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:

Testers and developers are welcome.

The pycsw developer team.


Released 1.2.0 on 08 April 2012 email

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