Cheshire3 Download

Latest Version

The latest stable version of the Cheshire3 Python package can be installed from PyPI - the Python Package Index:
http://pypi.python.org/pypi/cheshire3/

Bleeding edge source code is under version control and available from the Cheshire3 GitHub repository. Please note however that the code in the repository (with the exception of the 'master' branch) is under continuous development and may not be suitable for a production system. The repository can be found at:
http://github.com/cheshire3/cheshire3

Installation

The following guidelines assume that you have administrative privileges on the machine you’re installing on, or that you’re installing in a local Python install or a virtual environment created using virtualenv. If this is not the case, then you might need to use the --local or --user option . For more details, see: http://docs.python.org/install/index.html#alternate-installation

Users

Users (i.e. those not wanting to actually develop Cheshire3) have several choices:

Developers

  1. In GitHub, fork the Cheshire3 GitHub repository
  2. Locally clone your Cheshire3 GitHub fork
  3. Run python setup.py develop

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Examples

Simple sample databases for you to experiment with, copy and adapt to your own requirements:

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Legal

Copyright © 2005-2014, the University of Liverpool. All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

MARC Utilities

The following licensing conditions apply to the marc_utils module included in the Cheshire3 package. In the following statements, "This file" and "the Software" should be understood to mean marc_utils.py.

This file should be available from http://www.pobox.com/~asl2/software/PyZ3950/ and is licensed under the X Consortium license: Copyright © 2001, Aaron S. Lav, asl2@pobox.com All rights reserved.

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