datapackage provides means to work with DataPackages as defined on dataprotocols.org.
>> import datapackage >> >> # Note trailing slash is important for data.okfn.org >> datapkg = datapackage.DataPackage('http://data.okfn.org/data/cpi/') >> >> print(datapkg.title) Annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) >> print(datapkg.description) Annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) for most countries in the world. Reference year is 2005. >> # Weird example just to show how to work with data rows >> print(sum([row['CPI'] for row in datapkg.data])) 668134.635662
datapackage supports both Python 2 and 3.
datapackage is available under the GNU General Public License, version 3. See LICENCE for more details.