Getting a photo

Gordon Worley redbird at
Tue Jun 4 05:59:01 CEST 2002

On Monday, June 3, 2002, at 05:56  PM, David Shaw wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 02, 2002 at 03:42:42PM +0200, Marc Mutz wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> On Sunday 02 June 2002 04:55, David Shaw wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> If you don't want to deal with the temp file, or just like getting
>>> the data as a stream, you could try creating a named pipe (via
>>> mkfifo), and catting the jpg data into it with something like
>>>   photo-viewer "cat > my-named-pipe"
>> <snip>
>> Hmm, this screams for --photo-fd and gpgme support ;-)
> It does indeed.  I just added --attribute-fd to the development
> version.  It'll make things a lot easier in getting the photos out for
> display with frontends.

That would be nice.  My currently solution works quite nicely (the 
photo-viewer is 'cat > /tmp/macgpg-photo.jpeg' and then I just open that 
file if the key has a user ID that is an image), though.  BTW, this 
leads me to ask, is the text `[image of size ' ever localized?

Gordon Worley - Mac GPG Project              ``Doveriai no proveriai.''
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