Tom Kralidis edited this page May 1, 2017 · 1 revision

Release Plan


This will be the official release of 2.2.0.



Planned Dates

  • 31 May 2017: 2.2.0-alpha1
  • 07 June 2017: 2.2.0-beta1 (skipped)
  • 14 June 2017: 2.2.0-rc1
  • 21 June 2017: 2.2.0 final

Release Manager

Angelos Tzotsos will act as Release Manager.

Git Tags / Branches

  • the git tag name will be '2.2.0'
  • the git branch name will be '2.2'
  • the subsequent development version will be '2.3-dev'

GitHub Conventions

  • all tickets related to this release should be assigned to the '2.2.0' milestone

Release Packaging and Announcements

See Release-Packaging for instructions.

Release Email

Subject: pycsw 2.2.0 released

The pycsw team announces the release of pycsw 2.2.0.

The 2.2.0 release brings significant features, enhancements and fixes to the codebase, including:


The full list of enhancements and bug fixes is available at

pycsw is an OGC CSW server implementation written in Python.

pycsw fully implements the OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specification (Catalogue Service for the Web). Initial development started in 2010 (more formally announced in 2011). The project is certified OGC Compliant, and is an OGC Reference Implementation. Since 2015, pycsw is an official OSGeo Project.

pycsw allows for the publishing and discovery of geospatial metadata. Existing repositories of geospatial metadata can also be exposed via numerous APIs (CSW 2/CSW 3, OpenSearch, OAI-PMH, SRU), providing a standards-based metadata and catalogue component of spatial data infrastructures.

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.


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