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RE: MIME types extension matching is case-sensitive

From: Bolstridge, Andrew <andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 09:37:59 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: news [mailto:news_at_ger.gmane.org] On Behalf Of petermity
> Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 7:30 AM
> To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: MIME types extension matching is case-sensitive
>
> Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
>
[snip]
> >Why shouldn't Subversion do case-insensitive matching itself, by
> default?
> >Does anyone know whether the current behaviour is by design or
whether
> >it was just an oversight?
> >
> >I mean, there isn't any good reason why .jpg and .Jpg and .JPG should
> >not match to the same mime-type, right?
> >
> >Stefan
> >
>
> I can't think of any good reason, and nobody else has responded.

Frankly, I can't think why SVN isn't case-insensitive for everything. If
anyone has myfile.txt, Myfile.txt and MYFILE.txt in the same directory
they need to be told about preventative maintenance :)

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