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Re: Forcing svn:eol-style=native on files with "binary" mime types?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-09-23 11:01:34 CEST

Branko Čibej wrote:

> Andreas Keil wrote:
>
>> Now that everyone should believe me that SVN is buggy in this
>> particular issue, could someone please fix it? It shouldn't be too
>> hard, I think (although I'm not a SVN developer, sorry.)
>>
>>
> Ha ha ha.
>
> Sorry, couldn't resist. Yes, even if we believe you, it is hard,
> simply because we have to maintain compatibility.

And anyway, the document you quote is irrelevant. Granted that SVN's
current translation between media type and binaryness is simplistic, I
don't think it's fundamentally wrong (even though a better name for the
property would be svn:content-type, but that's a minor nit).

Or are you suggesting we add an equivalent to
"Content-Transfer-Encoding?" IMHO that's useful for mail, but not for
Subversion.

-- Brane

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