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Re: new soap python packages: python-ZSI, python-SOAPpy, python-fpconst



Maybe the subject of my previous message wasn't obvious enough. :)
Here it is again:

> So, as I mentioned a few weeks ago, I had to experiment with some SOAP
> stuff recently, and discovered that the perl SOAP module gets one deep,
> deep into the CPAN dependency abyss. So, I thought, Certain People are
> always berating me about not using python, so why don't I check that out.
> Turned out to be pretty easy.
> 
> There's about half a dozen Python soap implementations out there, but the
> two best (entirely different) come from pywebsvcs.sf.net. They are ZSI
> (Zolera SOAP Infrastructure) and SOAPpy. (And SOAPpy requires fpconst.)
> 
> 
> python-ZSI:
> 
>   ZSI, the Zolera SOAP Infrastructure, is a pure-Python module that
>   provides an implementation of SOAP messaging, as described in SOAP 1.1
>   Specification (see http://www.w3.org/TR/soap).  It can also be used to
>   build applications using SOAP Messages with Attachments (see
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/SOAP-attachments).  ZSI is intended to make it
>   easier to write web services in Python.
> 
>   In particular, ZSI parses and generates SOAP messages, and converts
>   between native Python datatypes and SOAP syntax. Simple dispatch and
>   invocation methods are supported.  There are no known bugs.  Its only
>   known limitation is that it cannot handle multi-dimensional arrays.
> 
> 
> python-SOAPpy:
> 
>   SOAPpy provides tools for building SOAP clients and servers.
> 
>   The goal of the SOAPpy team is to provide a full-featured SOAP library
>   for Python that is very simple to use and that fully supports dynamic
>   interaction between clients and servers.
> 
> 
> python-fpconst:
> 
>   This python module implements constants and functions for working with
>   IEEE754 double-precision special values.  It provides constants for
>   Not-a-Number (NaN), Positive Infinity (PosInf), and Negative Infinity
>   (NegInf), as well as functions to test for these values.
> 
> 
> SRPMS, RPMS, and spec files at:
> <http://www.mattdm.org/misc/fedoraextras/>
> 
> Any comments? Thanks!

-- 
Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>


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