[mod_python] Image handling handler

Terry MacDonald terry.macdonald at dsl.pipex.com
Thu Sep 23 12:24:09 EDT 2004

I'm probably having one of those dumb moments (It happens often!) but I
just don't get this.

How does the request object know its supposed to be a file object and
relay the image to the browser.  When/where does the req.write get
invoked to send the image?

On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 02:17, Damjan wrote:
> > I'm probably missing something obvious here, but in the 'handle_thumb'
> > and 'handle_size' class methods if the image is not cached (or is older)
> > where is the method sending the image file back to the client? 
> > It appears only to resize and cache the image not return it.
> img.save(self.req, format=img.format)
> I'm "saving" the image to the req object. mod_python's request object is
> fine at emulating a file object.

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