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Re: svn:mime-type and */*+xml

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-14 13:04:52 CEST

Curtis G Pew wrote:

>The svn book says:
>" ... if a file's svn:mime-type property is set to a non-text MIME type (generally, something that doesn't begin with text/, though there are exceptions), Subversion will assume that the file contains binary-that is, not human-readable-data."
>So I was wondering if "*/*+xml" types were among the exceptions. In particular, I have a SVG file and I'm wondering if setting the MIME type to 'image/svg+xml' means Subversion will treat it like a binary file.

Currently the only exceptions are image/x-xbitmap and image/x-xpixmap,
which are text formats. Is */*+xml (or even juust *+xml) actually a
precise enough pattern that we could use it?

-- Brane

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