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Re: Subversion 1.6.6 Released

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 13:24:34 -0400

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 13:16, Bolstridge, Andrew
<andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Mark Phippard [mailto:markphip_at_gmail.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 4:25 PM
>> To: Todd C. Gleason
>> Cc: Hyrum K. Wright; Bolstridge, Andrew; users_at_subversion.tigris.org
>> Subject: Re: Subversion 1.6.6 Released
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 11:18 AM, Todd C. Gleason <tgleason_at_impac.com> wrote:
>> >> Reads just fine to me.
>> >>
>> >> Also, from CHANGES:
>> >>    * revert r36720's default MIME type change back to "text/
>> >> plain" (issue #3508)
>> >>
>> >> So the problem should be fixed without having to set the mime-type
>> >> (which is has never been).
>> >
>> > I can confirm what Andrew mentioned:  every time I have loaded the past
>> > few releases into Firefox on Windows, I have had to save it or open it
>> > using another application.  It will not display in the browser anymore.
>>
>> And as Hyrum indicated, this was fixed with 1.6.6.  Have either of you
>> tried the link since the server was upgraded to 1.6.6?
>>
>> BTW, it was not the past few releases, it was the past one release
>> (1.6.5) which introduced this change.
>
>
> I thought it had been fixed, but it obviously wasn't when I clicked the link in Hyrum's original email.
>
> I'm using Windows, with Firefox 3.5, and the mime-type that is reported when I click this link is application/octet-stream.
>
> However, I've just tried it in IE, and that looks correct so perhaps firefox's cache or our firewall or our proxy or our caching server or the anti-fun filtering server has gotten itself confused. Or I clicked the link before the server had been upgraded.

I'm getting text/plain for the content-type in Firefox 3.5.something.

IE does some content sniffing to decide how to handle pages, it
doesn't strictly go by the content-type header (at least last I knew).

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