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Re: svn blame miscategorizing a file as binary

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-10-12 02:31:38 CEST

On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 10:50:34PM -0400, John Peacock wrote:
> I'm apparently misremembering some earlier discussion:
> http://www.contactor.se/~dast/svnusers/archive-2004-07/0242.shtml
> which was discussing the fact that XML files are not necessarily pure text
> (since they can contain DATA segments which are effectively binary). There
> was some discussion of external XML diff programs to handle conflicts
> better, since the native diff is unaware of the XML structure.

Yup that was the discussion as to if we should presume xml/* is text.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
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