Python 2.5 or higher, due to use of ElementTree from standard lib
http://code.google.com/p/httplib2/ Joe Gregorio's httplib2 library
http://www.pythonware.com/products/pil/ Python Image Library
http://www.djangoproject.com/ django.utils.http.urlquote_plus specifically, you may as well install all of Django
http://labix.org/python-dateutil Gustavo Niemeyer's dateutil library
http://chardet.feedparser.org/ Mark Pilgrim's character set detector library
http://code.google.com/p/python-xmp-toolkit/ The Python XMP Toolkit by the European Space Agency
If all goes well, the standard
python setup.py install
should do the trick. You will need to modify settings.py to accommodate your specific setup. If you want to watermark your images during ingest, you must supply a valid watermark image. I suggest your watermark image be a block of text "For access please contact..." in white with the background of the image set to transparent. Yes, a PNG is easiest for this.
For those who never read the LICENSE file, this package is GPL3.
==Author:== Peter Herndon email@example.com
Copyright 2009 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center