Subject: Re: [htdig3-dev] htdig/Images.cc
From: Gilles Detillieux (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Apr 10 2000 - 14:45:33 PDT
According to Geoff Hutchison:
> A few weeks ago, Henry Rzepa asked about parsing image files like GIF
> and PNG, which have built-in comments fields. Obviously, this could
> be done by having Retriever::got_image call got_href as well and add
> the image URLs to the pile. This was what Gilles suggested.
> I pointed out that we have an Images class, which supposedly checks
> on the size of images (in K) to get the total size of a document
> including images. This is the purpose of the DocImageSize field of
> the DocumentRef class. I pointed out that this could be used for this
> purpose and then noticed that it doesn't call the Transport classes.
> This class doesn't get called at all. It would be called from the
> Retriever::got_image method, but this is commented out.
> I suggest we toss the class and the field in the DocRefs and add an
> option to add image URLs to the retrieval list. I think this needs at
> least a little discussion and a vote even though it's essentially a
> call to remove a dead class.
Sounds good to me.
+1 remove dead class
+1 add option to retrieve image urls
-- Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766 Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J7 (Canada) Fax: (204)789-3930
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