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'''WWWthumb''' creates, and delivers, thumbnails of images.
 
'''WWWthumb''' creates, and delivers, thumbnails of images.
  
When offering a list of files for downloading over the WWW, it's often convenient to graphically illustrate the contents of the file by displaying a thumbnail (a small GIF image) adjacent to the file name. For example, thumbnails are often minatures of larger graphics files; or, they can also be the desktop icon associated with a non-graphics file.
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When offering a list of files for downloading over the WWW, it's often convenient to graphically illustrate the contents of the file by displaying a thumbnail (a small GIF image) adjacent to the file name. For example, thumbnails are often miniatures of larger graphics files; or, they can also be the desktop icon associated with a non-graphics file.
  
 
WWWthumb program is designed to create, and deliver, these thumbnails. It's main advantage is ease of use; it's trivial to request a thumbnail image by inclusion of simple IMG elements in one's HTML documents.
 
WWWthumb program is designed to create, and deliver, these thumbnails. It's main advantage is ease of use; it's trivial to request a thumbnail image by inclusion of simple IMG elements in one's HTML documents.
  
WWWthumb (which is written in [[REXX]]) can be run fom an OS/2 command prompt, as an [[SRE-http]] addon, or as a CGI-BIN script. It's optimized for SRE-http, but should work under any CGI-bin compliant OS/2 web server.
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WWWthumb (which is written in [[REXX]]) can be run from an OS/2 command prompt, as an [[SRE-http]] add-on, or as a CGI-BIN script. It's optimized for SRE-http, but should work under any CGI-bin compliant OS/2 web server.
  
 
==Documentation==
 
==Documentation==

Revision as of 21:03, 17 March 2018

WWWthumb creates, and delivers, thumbnails of images.

When offering a list of files for downloading over the WWW, it's often convenient to graphically illustrate the contents of the file by displaying a thumbnail (a small GIF image) adjacent to the file name. For example, thumbnails are often miniatures of larger graphics files; or, they can also be the desktop icon associated with a non-graphics file.

WWWthumb program is designed to create, and deliver, these thumbnails. It's main advantage is ease of use; it's trivial to request a thumbnail image by inclusion of simple IMG elements in one's HTML documents.

WWWthumb (which is written in REXX) can be run from an OS/2 command prompt, as an SRE-http add-on, or as a CGI-BIN script. It's optimized for SRE-http, but should work under any CGI-bin compliant OS/2 web server.

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