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Created July 26, 2011 13:24
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Give an image, get a data-uri
#!/usr/bin/env python
"""Command line script to convert a file, usually an image, into a data URI
for use on the web."""
import base64
import mimetypes
import os
import sys
class FileNotFoundError(Exception):
pass
def img_to_data(path):
"""Convert a file (specified by a path) into a data URI."""
if not os.path.exists(path):
raise FileNotFoundError
mime, _ = mimetypes.guess_type(path)
with open(path, 'rb') as fp:
data = fp.read()
data64 = u''.join(base64.encodestring(data).splitlines())
return u'data:%s;base64,%s' % (mime, data64)
def usage(argv):
print 'Usage: %s <path-to-file>' % argv[0]
if __name__ == '__main__':
try:
path = sys.argv[1]
except IndexError:
usage(sys.argv)
sys.exit(1)
try:
print img_to_data(path)
except FileNotFoundError:
print 'File not found!'
sys.exit(2)
@revolunet
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nice for server side compression

what do you think about this pure javascript version http://www.revolunet.com/static/drop.html ?

@davidbgk
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Interesting, even if it doesn't work with Safari 5.1

@revolunet
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hooo... according to http://html5demos.com/ safari doesnt support native dnd from desktop nor file-api ??! #wtf

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I confirm :(

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