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

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2004-05-17 18:51:46 CEST

On 2004-05-17 11:44:29 -0500, Travis P wrote:
> On May 17, 2004, at 9:50 AM, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> >application/postscript
> Does that mime-type imply that the postscript must be in text and not
> binary format?
> Can't PS files be in either?

I don't think that PS files can contain binary data (contrary to PDF).
Binary is in fact encoded in hexadecimal (0-9,a-f).

> Even if it is completely text, do you really want PS files merged and
> then resolve the conflicts yourself?

Why not? Probably not with PS-generated files (anyway, marking files
as binary doesn't solve conflicts magically), but with hand-written
PS files, yes, like with any other programming language.

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