The status of Python and SOAP?

Waldemar Osuch waldemar.osuch at
Wed Oct 25 02:00:39 CEST 2006

Thomas W wrote:
> I'm going to give a presentation of python to my co-workers at a very
> pro-microsoft workplace. Almost everything we need is currently
> supported by the standard distro + the win32all package, but we also
> need support for SOAP. I've tried SOAPpy ( didn't get it to compile,
> needed a library from a dead site ) and a few others, but I cannot help
> the feeling that SOAP isn't very high on the list of priorities in the
> python community. I hope I'm wrong.
> In short: What library is currently the best alternative to implement
> stable, efficient SOAP-webservices, both client and servers? What
> library is being actively maintained?
> Any hint or help would be great.

You may have tried it already but judging from mailing list and SVN
the most actively maintained is ZSI from


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