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Re: MIME types extension matching is case-sensitive

From: petermity <6t12-n6js_at_dea.spamcon.org>
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2009 21:19:41 -0700

Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:

>On Jun 2, 2009, at 03:37, Bolstridge, Andrew wrote:
>
>>>> I mean, there isn't any good reason why .jpg and .Jpg and .JPG
>>>> should
>>>> not match to the same mime-type, right?
>>>
>>> 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 :)
>
>I believe these would all come under the umbrella of backwards-
>incompatible changes, and thus could not be considered until
>Subversion 2.0 at the earliest.

I can understand that view for essential commit and other operations - but
it seems to me that for the specific case of mime-types-file extension
matching, there are unlikely to be any compatibility issues.

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