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Source code for google.appengine.api.blobstore.blob_storage

#!/usr/bin/env python
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"""Definition of BlobStorage base class."""

[docs]class BlobStorage(object): """Base class for defining how blobs are stored. This base class merely defines an interface that all stub blob-storage mechanisms must implement. """
[docs] def StoreBlob(self, blob_key, blob_stream): """Store blob stream. Implement this method to persist blob data. Args: blob_key: Blob key of blob to store. blob_stream: Stream or stream-like object that will generate blob content. """ raise NotImplementedError('Storage class must override StoreBlob method.')
[docs] def OpenBlob(self, blob_key): """Open blob for streaming. Args: blob_key: Blob-key of existing blob to open for reading. Returns: Open file stream for reading blob. Caller is responsible for closing file. """ raise NotImplementedError('Storage class must override OpenBlob method.')
[docs] def DeleteBlob(self, blob_key): """Delete blob data from storage. Args: blob_key: Blob-key of existing blob to delete. """ raise NotImplementedError('Storage class must override DeleteBlob method.')