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    22 pycsw is an OGC CSW server implementation written in Python.
     22pycsw is an OGC CSW server implementation written in `Python`_.
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    24 pycsw implements clause 10 (HTTP protocol binding (Catalogue Services for the Web, CSW)) of the OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specification, version 2.0.2. Initial development started in 2010 (more formally announced in 2011).
     24pycsw implements clause 10 (HTTP protocol binding (Catalogue Services for the Web, CSW)) of the `OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specification`_, version 2.0.2.  Initial development started in 2010 (more formally announced in `2011`_).
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    26 pycsw allows for the publishing and discovery of geospatial metadata. Existing repositories of geospatial metadata can be exposed via OGC:CSW 2.0.2.
     26pycsw allows for the publishing and discovery of geospatial metadata.  Existing repositories of geospatial metadata can be exposed via OGC:CSW 2.0.2.
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    28 pycsw is Open Source, released under an MIT license, and runs on all major platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X).
     28pycsw is `Open Source`_, released under an MIT :ref:`license <license>`, and runs on all major platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X).
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    3130Core Features
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    7574**API Interfaces:** Python
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    77 **Support:** http://pycsw.org/support.html
     76**Support:** http://pycsw.org/docs/support.html
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     78.. _`Python`: http://www.python.org/
     79.. _`OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specification`: http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/cat
     80.. _`2011`: http://www.kralidis.ca/blog/2011/02/04/help-wanted-baking-a-csw-server-in-python/
     81.. _`Open Source`: http://www.opensource.org/
     82.. _`documentation`: http://pycsw.org/docs/documentation.html