[Moin-user] Re: Re: Re: Image formatters and UTF8

Brian Gallew geek+ at cmu.edu
Thu Feb 9 13:21:03 EST 2006

Jiba wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Feb 2006 11:15:40 +0100
> Alexander Schremmer <2005a at usenet.alexanderweb.de> wrote:
>> On Mon, 6 Feb 2006 21:45:53 +0100, Jiba wrote:
>>>>> Actually the formatter must return unicode object (because the cache
>>>>> system concatenate the returned string with other unicode strings).
>>> My formatter returns Unicode ; if it don't, I get the following error :
>> OK, I checked the code paths. There are already formatters that emit binary
>> data. And the only way to do this is to write it to request.write instead
>> of returning it. So your functions have to return an empty string and use
>> request.write on their own.
> The problem is that doing so (and if i have understood the code well), i cannot use the MoinMoin cache system... however image generation is quite slow and thus i need to cache the images !

Theoretically, this could be done by having the parser create an image
and drop it into the attachments directory, and return just the
reference to the image.

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