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Re: Keyword expansion with .docx files

From: Benjamin Smith-Mannschott <bsmith.occs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 14:37:43 +0200

On Sep 29, 2008, at 03:08, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

>> I think the reason is that a .docx file is just a container (ZIP
>> file) containing XML files:
>> _rels
>> docprops
>> word
>> document.xml
>> ....
>> [Content_Types].xml
>> etc.
>> Exists there a way to support keyword expansion for .docx too?
> No. Unless the string "$Id:: $" appears in plaintext in the
> file, Subversion can't expand the keywords.

And the string "Id:: $" won't appear in this case since the
entries of a docx zip file are compressed. Were this string, by some
random chance to appear in the zip file, altering it would very likely
break the file.

// Ben

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