Names to ids
andy at hexten.net
Wed Jan 25 15:28:46 GMT 2006
On 25 Jan 2006, at 15:10, Simon Wistow wrote:
> But this means that we need to have a consistent filename to integer
> mapping so that it remains consistent between runs. This means that
> collisions should be kept to an absolute minimum because if a totally
> black image's filename gets mapped to id 88888 and then a totally
> image's filename gets mapped to the same then we're going to get
> very bogus results.
Well MD5 won't collide too often. But shouldn't you be storing the
images (or at least whatever metadata is associated with them) in a
database and using the primary key as the ID?
Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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