[Image-SIG] image caching using pil
fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Feb 14 21:10:02 CET 2008
bharath venkatesh wrote:
> is it possible to cache image , access the image from the cache ,
> modify the image and store it back in the cache with out having to
> store the image in disk using pil.. if so let me know how to do it .
> otherwise please suggest a alternative ...
assuming "image" means an image stored in an image interchange format
(e.g. JPEG or PNG etc), use PIL together with the StringIO module:
from PIL import Image
from StringIO import StringIO
data = "... png data ..."
im = Image.open(StringIO(data))
out = StringIO()
data = out.getvalue()
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