To select a different picture size:
1. get the available sizes using
2. set one of the possible sizes using
setImageSize(int width, int height)
typically you have around 5 different sizes.
On Tue, 22 Jul 2003 00:05:35 +0900
Sam Joseph <gaijin_at_yha.att.ne.jp> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Right so I finally got my moblog appli to work - I can now post blog
> articles including photos from my Sharp 505. There is one setback at
> the moment, which is that the 505 is limited to 10240bytes in its POSTs,
> and the resolution on the phone camera is so high, that the base64
> encoding of the photo can't fit in the POST.
> see http://www.neurogrid.net/sam/
> With the XML POST I have 7970 bytes spare for the photo, which on my
> 505, often seems to exceed that limit.
> So what I'm hoping you bloggers and keitai-erscan help me with is some
> cunning way to get round this. I've tried telling the camera to produce
> a smaller image, or one of lower quality to reduce the size, but have
> been roundly ignored, i.e. I tried this:
> camera.setImageSize(width-100, height-100);
> camera.setAttribute(Camera.DEV_QUALITY, Camera.ATTR_QUALITY_LOW );
> but the images coming back from the camera are just the same size.
> I've tried writing to the output buffer in chunks during posting, but
> there seems to be a strict 10240 byte limit on the outgoing post.
> I can't see any easy way to compress the photo or spread it over two
> posts .... hmm that makes me think I could send the image in parts and
> then reassemble using cunning html hmm ....
> Well, there are other options such as sending the image binary instead
> of base 64 - but that's probably out given we have to transfer over HTTP
> - I mean I could have some script on the server that would take incoming
> byte streams, but the doja HTTP POST might not like it - or even I could
> switch to something more compact like base128 ....?
> Anyway, I'd very much appreciate any ideas on this matter.
> I'm planning to release both moblog appli and code as soon as I can make
> the user experience something less than "intensely annoying".
> CHEERS> SAM
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Received on Tue Jul 22 04:57:31 2003