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Re: MIME types extension matching is case-sensitive

From: petermity <6t12-n6js_at_dea.spamcon.org>
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 17:33:51 -0700

petermity <6t12-n6js_at_dea.spamcon.org> wrote:

>petermity <6t12-n6js_at_dea.spamcon.org> wrote:
>>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.
>Since there has been no further discussion - I looked in the Subversion
>Issue Tracker issue summaries for "case", "sensitive", and "mime", and did
>not see this issue listed.
>Should I submit this, or did I miss it as an existing issue?

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