[Project_owners] How to access images from Mozilla Cache?
jitesh.nambiar002 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 20:29:46 EST 2006
I am working on an extension which will help to download objects from peers
who aleady have the object's downloaded(in there cache).So I will request a
peer client (i.e a peer using mozilla browser) for a object by sending the
object url & download that object( images, flash etc) from him.
So I need to find & retrive object's from cache based on the url.
On 3/23/06, Adam Judson <adamsplugins at gmail.com> wrote:
> Both tamperdata (read) and photomap (read/write) access the cache, though
> images specifically.
> Looking at the *Utils.js files in those projects may be helpful.
> On 23/03/06, GuruJ <GuruJ at mbox.com.au> wrote:
> > Neil wrote:
> > > Jitesh Nambiar wrote:
> > >
> > >> I am trying to access images from Firefox Cache. But I couldn't
> > >> understand the format in which the files are stored. Can anyone help
> > >> me in this regards. That how is images stored & retrived from cache.
> > >
> > > You don't need to do anything special to access images from the cache,
> > > all requests default to using the cache unless you use shift+reload in
> > > which case the cache is bypassed.
> > In case this is what you were asking, you know that you can browse cache
> > entries by typing "about:cache" in the Location bar, right?
> > -- GuruJ.
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