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Re: auto-props on the server?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 19:11:33 -0500

On Aug 24, 2008, at 21:54, Craig McQueen wrote:

> Can I comment on a sub-set of the autoprops issue -- specifically
> mime type...
> Specifically when accessing a file via an http URL link, IFF the
> SVN mime-type property isn't set, I would like to see a facility
> for the mime type to be automatically reported according to the
> file's extension. I.e., just like a web server normally does. In
> many cases, it would make it unnecessary to manually set svn:mime-
> type.
> That isn't a complete solution to all autoprops issues, but it
> would solve one category of problem that many of us currently have
> with the autoprops issue.
> Is there some reason this isn't feasible?

If such a facility is added, it would need to be extremely optional.
There are reasons why one would not want this feature. For example,
storing html files in a repository and wanting to see the source code
(not the rendered page) when browsing the repository.

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