[turba] how to save a photo through the api --> rpc request

roman stachura stachrom at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 21:43:29 UTC 2008

Jan Schneider schrieb:
> Zitat von roman stachura <stachrom at gmail.com>:
>> Jan Schneider schrieb:
>>> Zitat von Michael Rubinsky <mrubinsk at horde.org>:
>>>> Quoting roman stachura <stachrom at gmail.com>:
>>>>> Hi
>>>>> I wonder how can I  save binary data like a photo through a rpc 
>>>>> request under the turba api from a external server.
>>>>> How should I compose the $rpc_parameters_turba_import array ?
>>>> After a quick glance at the code, it doesn't look like this is 
>>>> currently possible.  The binary data will need to be encoded before 
>>>> it is sent over jsonrpc, but the _turba_import method doesn't 
>>>> currently check for this and decode it. We'll have to add support 
>>>> for encoded binary data to the import method, and a way to hint at 
>>>> what the encoding type is. How to do that in a BC way though?
>> Tanks for the quick answer.
>>> It doesn't work with xmlrpc or jsonrpc, but it should, 
>>> theoretically, work with SOAP.
>> Is there a SOAP example around for a php client?  (in general not 
>> specificly for turba.)
>> So I can give SOAP a try.
> http://cvs.horde.org/co.php/framework/RPC/tests/rpc-test.php?r=1.8
> http://cvs.horde.org/co.php/framework/RPC/docs/examples/soap.php?r=1.2
> http://cvs.horde.org/co.php/framework/RPC/docs/examples/soap.pl?r=1.1
> You probably have to explicitly pass the binary data as a SOAP_Value 
> object:
> http://pear.php.net/package/SOAP/docs/latest/SOAP/SOAP_Value.html#methodSOAP_Value 
I guess this requires at least php5.

> Jan.

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