itools 0.4.1 -- docs included

"J. David Ibáñez"
Mon, 07 Jun 2004 14:50:38 +0200

itools 0.4.1 has been released, besides minor fixes, the big news are:

 - development has moved from CVS to GNU arch (with wonderful results)

 - the documentation has been released for the first time

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What is itools?

Itools is a Python package that encapsulates several Python tools:

 * itools.uri -- an API to manage URIs, to identify and locate resources.

 * itools.resources -- an abstraction layer over resources that let to
   manage them with a consistent API, independently of where they are stored.

 * itools.handlers -- resource handlers infrastructure (resource
   handlers are non persistent classes that add specific semantics to
   resources). This package also includes several handlers out of the

 * itools.xml -- XML infrastructure, includes resource handlers for XML,
   XHTML and HTML documents. Plus the Simple Template Language.

 * itools.i18n -- tools for language negotiation and text segmentation.

 * itools.workflow -- represent workflows as automatons, objects can move
   from one state to another through transitions, classes can add specific
   semantics to states and transitions.

 * itools.lucene -- An underway implementation of the famous Jakarta's
   indexing and search tool.

J. David Ibáñez
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