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Saturday August 02, 2003
10:24 PM

The data URL scheme

[ #13869 ]

The data URL scheme is pretty cool. It's only supported in a few browsers, mozilla included. That's ok, because you probably wouldn't use this generally anyway.

Last night I wrote a scraper for a website, storing data into a MLDBM/DB_File database. Some of the important data included images. I just stored them in the database Base64 encoded. That made it very easy to output customized HTML pages, with inline data: IMG's.

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