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Re: svn blame miscategorizing a file as binary

From: Peter S. Housel <housel_at_acm.org>
Date: 2004-10-12 04:49:54 CEST

On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 17:31, Ben Reser wrote:
> 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.

There is no xml/* MIME type. There's text/xml, and application/xml, and
application/*+xml and the like (such as image/svg+xml).

-Peter-

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