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Re: Subversion 1.6.6 Released

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 13:48:41 +0200 (Jerusalem Standard Time)

Branko Cibej wrote on Thu, 22 Oct 2009 at 13:38 +0200:
> Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Branko Cibej wrote on Thu, 22 Oct 2009 at 12:34 +0200:
> >
> >> David Glasser wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 7:40 PM, Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> You can find the list of changes between 1.6.6 and earlier versions at:
> >>>>
> >>>> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/tags/1.6.6/CHANGES
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> And as soon as cmpilato upgrades svn.collab.net to it, that link will
> >>> even be usable in most web browsers :)
> >>>
> >>>
> >> In fact that has nothing to do with upgrading the server. It's a simple
> >> consequence of there not being an svn:mime-type property on that file;
> >> apparently httpd's default content type on svn.collab.net is
> >> application/octet-stream, which is reasonable.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > According to CHANGES, it's specific to mod_dav_svn 1.6.5:
> >
> > * revert r36720's default MIME type change back to "text/plain" (issue #3508)
> >
>
> Interesting. I must say I slightly object to this change; text/plain is
> often not an appropriate content type. Why was it chosen over
> application/octet-stream?
>

Because of the very issue you see with CHANGES now: too many textual
files everywhere do not have text/plain set.

It was discussed on this list (e.g., in the r36720 thread).

Daniel
(sorry, got to run; no time to dig a link)

> -- Brane
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