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Re: [PATCH] Fix mime-type notification in commits

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-04 01:02:59 CEST

=?UTF-8?B?QnJhbmtvIMSMaWJlag==?= <brane@xbc.nu> writes:

> cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
>
> >I don't have time or proper state to test this change, but I suspect
> >it can be committed as-is, since the only effective difference is that
> >XPMs and XBMs will no long show up as binary. As such, I don't think
> >this will affect the test suite at all (unless we use XPM and XBM
> >mime-types somewhere in there).
> >
>
> I don't think we do, but:
>
> XPM and XBM are those weird text encodings for bitmaps, right? As such,
> they're nominally mergeable, but I strongly doubt you'd want to allow
> automatic merging there (IIRC the size of the bitmap is encoded in the
> text, for example). So these should in fact be handled as non-mergeable
> (i.e., not text) types.

Interesting ... and yet unrelated to the work I did. If there are
concerns about svn_mime_type_is_binary(), whatever. I was only
querying for input about my new *use* of that function.

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