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[Subclipse-users] Re: MIME types

From: Hendrik Maryns <qwizv9b02_at_sneakemail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 16:02:43 +0200

Hendrik Maryns schreef:
> Hi all,
> After two questions on the Subclipse list/group today, I started reading
> about how Subversion handles mime types. It seems like I have to
> provide it with a mime-types-mapping file. A file like that is present
> in Gnome, though. Why doesn’t Subversion consider this file by default?
> I suppose KDE has a similar ssystem set up? Why ask the user to
> configure this file by hand?
> Second question: is it useful to enter more specific MIME types then the
> generic application/octet-stream? Does it make any difference anywhere
> if it says image/png or application/x-tex? The latter might be
> problematic, I suppose, since it doesn’t say ‘text’, although a TeX file
> is text only and should not be excluded from contextual merge.
> Cheers, H.

This was supposed to go to the general Subversion users group.


Hendrik Maryns
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