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Re: auto-props on the server?

From: Konstantin Kolinko <knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 23:51:08 +0400

2008/8/22 Klaus Umbach <treibholz_at_gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Is it somehow possible, to set auto-props on the server-side?
> The reason is: I have a lot of Windows-users, that check in the new MS
> Office 2007 files, which are in fact ZIP-compressed XMLs. These files are
> linked from a Wiki. If you try to open them with this link, the browser
> says: "Oh, Apache sends it with the mime-type [application/octet-stream],
> let's look, what it really is.. Oh, it's a ZIP, let's open it with the
> program for ZIP-Files!"
> Unfortunatelly, this is not what I want. It works perfectly, if I set the
> property "mime-type" to "application/vnd.openxmlformats", then the files get
> opened with MS Office.
> My problem ist now that most of my users are not that kind of person, to
> understand to set the properties, and distributing config-files on the
> desktops is not very elegant, either.
> So can't the properties somehow be set on the server automatically?

1. I suppose you are using TortoiseSVN.
See tsvn:autoprops, as described here:

2. See also
"server-side config which 'broadcasts' to clients"
It is scheduled for SVN 2.0

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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