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Re: Subversion 1.6.6 Released

From: Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 13:38:39 +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?

-- Brane

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