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      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#write" class="summary-sig-name">write</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="summary-sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span><br />
      Write data to the remote storage system.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#copy_to" class="summary-sig-name">copy_to</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="summary-sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span><br />
      Copy an object's contents to another location.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#copy_from" class="summary-sig-name">copy_from</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="summary-sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span><br />
      Copy another object's contents to this object.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#send" class="summary-sig-name">send</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="summary-sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span><br />
      Write potentially transient data to the remote storage system using a
      generator or stream.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#load_from_filename" class="summary-sig-name">load_from_filename</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">self</span>,
        <span class="summary-sig-arg">filename</span>,
        <span class="summary-sig-arg">verify</span>=<span class="summary-sig-default">True</span>,
        <span class="summary-sig-arg">callback</span>=<span class="summary-sig-default">None</span>)</span><br />
      Put the contents of the named file into remote storage.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            <span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.load_from_filename">source&nbsp;code</a></span>
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#__str__" class="summary-sig-name">__str__</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">self</span>)</span><br />
      str(x)</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            <span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.__str__">source&nbsp;code</a></span>
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">str</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#public_uri" class="summary-sig-name">public_uri</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">self</span>)</span><br />
      Retrieve the URI for this object, if its container is public.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            <span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.public_uri">source&nbsp;code</a></span>
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">str</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#public_ssl_uri" class="summary-sig-name">public_ssl_uri</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">self</span>)</span><br />
      Retrieve the SSL URI for this object, if its container is public.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            <span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.public_ssl_uri">source&nbsp;code</a></span>
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">str</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#public_streaming_uri" class="summary-sig-name">public_streaming_uri</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">self</span>)</span><br />
      Retrieve the streaming URI for this object, if its container is 
      public.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            <span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.public_streaming_uri">source&nbsp;code</a></span>
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
      <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span class="summary-sig"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#purge_from_cdn" class="summary-sig-name">purge_from_cdn</a>(<span class="summary-sig-arg">self</span>,
        <span class="summary-sig-arg">email</span>=<span class="summary-sig-default">None</span>)</span><br />
      Purge Edge cache for this object.</td>
          <td align="right" valign="top">
            <span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.purge_from_cdn">source&nbsp;code</a></span>
            
          </td>
        </tr>
      </table>
      
    </td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td colspan="2" class="summary">
    <p class="indent-wrapped-lines"><b>Inherited from <code>object</code></b>:
      <code>__delattr__</code>,
      <code>__format__</code>,
      <code>__getattribute__</code>,
      <code>__hash__</code>,
      <code>__new__</code>,
      <code>__reduce__</code>,
      <code>__reduce_ex__</code>,
      <code>__repr__</code>,
      <code>__setattr__</code>,
      <code>__sizeof__</code>,
      <code>__subclasshook__</code>
      </p>
    </td>
  </tr>
</table>
<!-- ==================== INSTANCE VARIABLES ==================== -->
<a name="section-InstanceVariables"></a>
<table class="summary" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr bgcolor="#70b0f0" class="table-header">
  <td align="left" colspan="2" class="table-header">
    <span class="table-header">Instance Variables</span></td>
</tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type"><a href="cloudfiles.container.Container-class.html" 
      class="link">Container</a></span>
    </td><td class="summary">
        <a name="container"></a><span class="summary-name">container</span><br />
      the object's container (generally treat as read-only)
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">str</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
        <a name="content_type"></a><span class="summary-name">content_type</span><br />
      the object's content-type (set or read)
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">str</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
        <a name="last_modified"></a><span class="summary-name">last_modified</span><br />
      date and time of last file modification (cached)
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">dict</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
        <a name="metadata"></a><span class="summary-name">metadata</span><br />
      metadata associated with the object (set or read)
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">str</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
        <a name="name"></a><span class="summary-name">name</span><br />
      the object's name (generally treat as read-only)
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">number</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
        <a name="size"></a><span class="summary-name">size</span><br />
      the object's size (cached)
    </td>
  </tr>
</table>
<!-- ==================== PROPERTIES ==================== -->
<a name="section-Properties"></a>
<table class="summary" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr bgcolor="#70b0f0" class="table-header">
  <td align="left" colspan="2" class="table-header">
    <span class="table-header">Properties</span></td>
</tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
        <a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#objsum" class="summary-name">objsum</a>
    </td>
  </tr>
<tr>
    <td width="15%" align="right" valign="top" class="summary">
      <span class="summary-type">&nbsp;</span>
    </td><td class="summary">
        <a href="cloudfiles.storage_object.Object-class.html#etag" class="summary-name">etag</a>
    </td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td colspan="2" class="summary">
    <p class="indent-wrapped-lines"><b>Inherited from <code>object</code></b>:
      <code>__class__</code>
      </p>
    </td>
  </tr>
</table>
<!-- ==================== METHOD DETAILS ==================== -->
<a name="section-MethodDetails"></a>
<table class="details" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr bgcolor="#70b0f0" class="table-header">
  <td align="left" colspan="2" class="table-header">
    <span class="table-header">Method Details</span></td>
</tr>
</table>
<a name="__init__"></a>
<div>
<table class="details" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr><td>
  <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
  <tr valign="top"><td>
  <h3 class="epydoc"><span class="sig"><span class="sig-name">__init__</span>(<span class="sig-arg">self</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">container</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">name</span>=<span class="sig-default">None</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">force_exists</span>=<span class="sig-default">False</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">object_record</span>=<span class="sig-default">None</span>)</span>
    <br /><em class="fname">(Constructor)</em>
  </h3>
  </td><td align="right" valign="top"
    ><span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.__init__">source&nbsp;code</a></span>&nbsp;
    </td>
  </tr></table>
  
  <p>Storage objects rarely if ever need to be instantiated directly by the
  user.</p>
  <p>Instead, use the <a 
  href="cloudfiles.container.Container-class.html#create_object" 
  class="link">create_object</a>, <a 
  href="cloudfiles.container.Container-class.html#get_object" 
  class="link">get_object</a>, <a 
  href="cloudfiles.container.Container-class.html#list_objects" 
  class="link">list_objects</a> and other methods on its parent <a 
  href="cloudfiles.container.Container-class.html" 
  class="link">Container</a> object.</p>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Overrides:
        object.__init__
    </dt>
  </dl>
</td></tr></table>
</div>
<a name="read"></a>
<div>
<table class="details" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr><td>
  <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
  <tr valign="top"><td>
  <h3 class="epydoc"><span class="sig"><span class="sig-name">read</span>(<span class="sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span>
  </h3>
  </td><td align="right" valign="top"
    >&nbsp;
    </td>
  </tr></table>
  
  <p>Read the content from the remote storage object.</p>
  <p>By default this method will buffer the response in memory and return 
  it as a string. However, if a file-like object is passed in using the 
  buffer keyword, the response will be written to it instead.</p>
  <p>A callback can be passed in for reporting on the progress of the 
  download. The callback should accept two integers, the first will be for 
  the amount of data written so far, the second for the total size of the 
  transfer. Note: This option is only applicable when used in conjunction 
  with the buffer option.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.write(<span class="py-string">'hello'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.read()
<span class="py-output">'hello'</span></pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Parameters:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>size</code></strong> (number) - combined with offset, defines the length of data to be read</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>offset</code></strong> (number) - combined with size, defines the start location to be read</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>hdrs</code></strong> (dictionary) - an optional dict of headers to send with the request</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>buffer</code></strong> (file-like object) - an optional file-like object to write the content to</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>callback</code></strong> (callable(transferred, size)) - function to be used as a progress callback</li>
    </ul></dd>
    <dt>Returns: str or None</dt>
        <dd>a string of all data in the object, or None if a buffer is used</dd>
    <dt>Decorators:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><code>@requires_name(InvalidObjectName)</code></li>
    </ul></dd>
  </dl>
</td></tr></table>
</div>
<a name="save_to_filename"></a>
<div>
<table class="details" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr><td>
  <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
  <tr valign="top"><td>
  <h3 class="epydoc"><span class="sig"><span class="sig-name">save_to_filename</span>(<span class="sig-arg">self</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">filename</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">callback</span>=<span class="sig-default">None</span>)</span>
  </h3>
  </td><td align="right" valign="top"
    ><span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.save_to_filename">source&nbsp;code</a></span>&nbsp;
    </td>
  </tr></table>
  
  <p>Save the contents of the object to filename.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container = connection[<span class="py-string">'container1'</span>]
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>obj = container.get_object(<span class="py-string">'backup_file'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>obj.save_to_filename(<span class="py-string">'./backup_file'</span>)</pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Parameters:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>filename</code></strong> (str) - name of the file</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>callback</code></strong> (callable(transferred, size)) - function to be used as a progress callback</li>
    </ul></dd>
  </dl>
</td></tr></table>
</div>
<a name="stream"></a>
<div>
<table class="details" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr><td>
  <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
  <tr valign="top"><td>
  <h3 class="epydoc"><span class="sig"><span class="sig-name">stream</span>(<span class="sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span>
  </h3>
  </td><td align="right" valign="top"
    >&nbsp;
    </td>
  </tr></table>
  
  <p>Return a generator of the remote storage object's data.</p>
  <p>Warning: The HTTP response is only complete after this generator has 
  raised a StopIteration. No other methods can be called until this has 
  occurred.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.write(<span class="py-string">'hello'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.stream()
<span class="py-output">&lt;generator object at 0xb77939cc&gt;</span>
<span class="py-output"></span><span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span><span class="py-string">'-'</span>.join(test_object.stream(chunksize=1))
<span class="py-output">'h-e-l-l-o'</span></pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Parameters:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>chunksize</code></strong> (number) - size in bytes yielded by the generator</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>hdrs</code></strong> (dict) - an optional dict of headers to send in the request</li>
    </ul></dd>
    <dt>Returns: str generator</dt>
        <dd>a generator which yields strings as the object is downloaded</dd>
    <dt>Decorators:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><code>@requires_name(InvalidObjectName)</code></li>
    </ul></dd>
  </dl>
</td></tr></table>
</div>
<a name="sync_metadata"></a>
<div>
<table class="details" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr><td>
  <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
  <tr valign="top"><td>
  <h3 class="epydoc"><span class="sig"><span class="sig-name">sync_metadata</span>(<span class="sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span>
  </h3>
  </td><td align="right" valign="top"
    >&nbsp;
    </td>
  </tr></table>
  
  <p>Commits the metadata and custom headers to the remote storage 
  system.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object = container[<span class="py-string">'paradise_lost.pdf'</span>]
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.metadata = {<span class="py-string">'author'</span>: <span class="py-string">'John Milton'</span>}
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.headers = {<span class="py-string">'content-disposition'</span>: <span class="py-string">'foo'</span>}
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_objectt.sync_metadata()</pre>
  <p>Object metadata can be set and retrieved through the object's 
  .metadata attribute.</p>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Decorators:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><code>@requires_name(InvalidObjectName)</code></li>
    </ul></dd>
  </dl>
</td></tr></table>
</div>
<a name="sync_manifest"></a>
<div>
<table class="details" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr><td>
  <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
  <tr valign="top"><td>
  <h3 class="epydoc"><span class="sig"><span class="sig-name">sync_manifest</span>(<span class="sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span>
  </h3>
  </td><td align="right" valign="top"
    >&nbsp;
    </td>
  </tr></table>
  
  <p>Commits the manifest to the remote storage system.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object = container[<span class="py-string">'paradise_lost.pdf'</span>]
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.manifest = <span class="py-string">'container/prefix'</span>
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.sync_manifest()</pre>
  <p>Object manifests can be set and retrieved through the object's 
  .manifest attribute.</p>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Decorators:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><code>@requires_name(InvalidObjectName)</code></li>
    </ul></dd>
  </dl>
</td></tr></table>
</div>
<a name="write"></a>
<div>
<table class="details" border="1" cellpadding="3"
       cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white">
<tr><td>
  <table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
  <tr valign="top"><td>
  <h3 class="epydoc"><span class="sig"><span class="sig-name">write</span>(<span class="sig-arg">*args</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">**kwargs</span>)</span>
  </h3>
  </td><td align="right" valign="top"
    >&nbsp;
    </td>
  </tr></table>
  
  <p>Write data to the remote storage system.</p>
  <p>By default, server-side verification is enabled, (verify=True), and 
  end-to-end verification is performed using an md5 checksum. When 
  verification is disabled, (verify=False), the etag attribute will be set 
  to the value returned by the server, not one calculated locally. When 
  disabling verification, there is no guarantee that what you think was 
  uploaded matches what was actually stored. Use this optional carefully. 
  You have been warned.</p>
  <p>A callback can be passed in for reporting on the progress of the 
  upload. The callback should accept two integers, the first will be for 
  the amount of data written so far, the second for the total size of the 
  transfer.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object = container.create_object(<span class="py-string">'file.txt'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.content_type = <span class="py-string">'text/plain'</span>
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>fp = open(<span class="py-string">'./file.txt'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.write(fp)</pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Parameters:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>data</code></strong> (str or file) - the data to be written</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>verify</code></strong> (boolean) - enable/disable server-side checksum verification</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>callback</code></strong> (callable(transferred, size)) - function to be used as a progress callback</li>
    </ul></dd>
    <dt>Decorators:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><code>@requires_name(InvalidObjectName)</code></li>
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  <p>Copy an object's contents to another location.</p>
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  <p>Copy another object's contents to this object.</p>
  <dl class="fields">
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  <p>Write potentially transient data to the remote storage system using a 
  generator or stream.</p>
  <p>If the object's size is not set, chunked transfer encoding will be 
  used to upload the file.</p>
  <p>If the object's size attribute is set, it will be used as the 
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  <p>If the content_type attribute is not set then a value of 
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  <p>Server-side verification will be performed if an md5 checksum is 
  assigned to the etag property before calling this method, otherwise no 
  verification will be performed, (verification can be performed afterward 
  though by using the etag attribute which is set to the value returned by 
  the server).</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object = container.create_object(<span class="py-string">'backup.tar.gz'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>pfd = os.popen(<span class="py-string">'tar -czvf - ./data/'</span>, <span class="py-string">'r'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.send(pfd)</pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Parameters:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>iterable</code></strong> (generator or stream) - stream or generator which yields the content to upload</li>
    </ul></dd>
    <dt>Decorators:</dt>
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        <span class="sig-arg">filename</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">verify</span>=<span class="sig-default">True</span>,
        <span class="sig-arg">callback</span>=<span class="sig-default">None</span>)</span>
  </h3>
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    ><span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.load_from_filename">source&nbsp;code</a></span>&nbsp;
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  <p>Put the contents of the named file into remote storage.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object = container.create_object(<span class="py-string">'file.txt'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.content_type = <span class="py-string">'text/plain'</span>
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>test_object.load_from_filename(<span class="py-string">'./my_file.txt'</span>)</pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Parameters:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>filename</code></strong> (str) - path to the file</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>verify</code></strong> (boolean) - enable/disable server-side checksum verification</li>
        <li><strong class="pname"><code>callback</code></strong> (callable(transferred, size)) - function to be used as a progress callback</li>
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    <br /><em class="fname">(Informal representation operator)</em>
  </h3>
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    ><span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.__str__">source&nbsp;code</a></span>&nbsp;
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  <dl class="fields">
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        object.__str__
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  </h3>
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    ><span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.public_uri">source&nbsp;code</a></span>&nbsp;
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  <p>Retrieve the URI for this object, if its container is public.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1 = connection[<span class="py-string">'container1'</span>]
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1.make_public()
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1.create_object(<span class="py-string">'file.txt'</span>).write(<span class="py-string">'testing'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1[<span class="py-string">'file.txt'</span>].public_uri()
<span class="py-output">'http://c00061.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/file.txt'</span></pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Returns: str</dt>
        <dd>the public URI for this object</dd>
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  </h3>
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    ><span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.public_ssl_uri">source&nbsp;code</a></span>&nbsp;
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  <p>Retrieve the SSL URI for this object, if its container is public.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1 = connection[<span class="py-string">'container1'</span>]
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1.make_public()
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1.create_object(<span class="py-string">'file.txt'</span>).write(<span class="py-string">'testing'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1[<span class="py-string">'file.txt'</span>].public_ssl_uri()
<span class="py-output">'https://c61.ssl.cf0.rackcdn.com/file.txt'</span></pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Returns: str</dt>
        <dd>the public SSL URI for this object</dd>
  </dl>
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  </h3>
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    ><span class="codelink"><a href="cloudfiles.storage_object-pysrc.html#Object.public_streaming_uri">source&nbsp;code</a></span>&nbsp;
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  </tr></table>
  
  <p>Retrieve the streaming URI for this object, if its container is 
  public.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1 = connection[<span class="py-string">'container1'</span>]
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1.make_public()
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1.create_object(<span class="py-string">'file.txt'</span>).write(<span class="py-string">'testing'</span>)
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>container1[<span class="py-string">'file.txt'</span>].public_streaming_uri()
<span class="py-output">'https://c61.stream.rackcdn.com/file.txt'</span></pre>
  <dl class="fields">
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  </h3>
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  <p>Purge Edge cache for this object. You will be notified by email if one
  is provided when the job completes.</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>obj.purge_from_cdn(<span class="py-string">&quot;user@dmain.com&quot;</span>)</pre>
  <p>or</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>obj.purge_from_cdn(<span class="py-string">&quot;user@domain.com,user2@domain.com&quot;</span>)</pre>
  <p>or</p>
<pre class="py-doctest">
<span class="py-prompt">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span>obj.purge_from_cdn()</pre>
  <dl class="fields">
    <dt>Parameters:</dt>
    <dd><ul class="nomargin-top">
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