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Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn

Author Daniel Shahaf <d dot s at daniel dot shahaf dot name>
Full name Daniel Shahaf <d dot s at daniel dot shahaf dot name>
Date 2009-08-25 01:41:45 PDT
Message Would browsers behave differently if we sent *no* content-type header for
those files (instead of sending an explicit "application/octet-stream"
header)?

David Glasser wrote on Mon, 24 Aug 2009 at 18:04 -0700:
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 9:29 AM, C. Michael Pilato<cmpilato@c​ollab.net> wrote:
> > Bert Huijben wrote:
> >>> If we can't figure out a good mime type to use, then we'll default to a
> >>> bag o' bytes: application/octet-stream.
> >>
> >> It seems this breaks browsing to text files via Firefox.
> >>
> > Yeah, I guess it would work fine if we set the svn:mime-type property on our
> > CHANGES file, though (to "text/plain").
>
> On the other hand, it's an irritating feature of many web browsers
> that there's no way to convince them to view an
> application/octet-stream file inline, whereas an erroneous text/plain
> should still support "save link as". I think using octet-stream as
> the default is likely to overall reduce usability of Subversion.
>
> --dave
>
>
>

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RE: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn rhuijben Bert Huijben 2009-08-24 09:22:33 PDT
     Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn cmpilato C. Michael Pilato 2009-08-24 09:29:35 PDT
         Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn glasser David Glasser 2009-08-24 18:04:35 PDT
             Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn gstein Greg Stein 2009-08-24 18:52:47 PDT
             Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn Daniel Shahaf <d dot s at daniel dot shahaf dot name> Daniel Shahaf <d dot s at daniel dot shahaf dot name> 2009-08-25 01:41:45 PDT
                 RE: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn Johan Corveleyn <johan dot corveleyn at uz dot kuleuven dot ac dot be> Johan Corveleyn <johan dot corveleyn at uz dot kuleuven dot ac dot be> 2009-08-25 04:58:51 PDT
                     Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn cmpilato C. Michael Pilato 2009-08-25 07:25:39 PDT
                         RE: Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn techtonik anatoly techtonik 2009-08-25 07:44:30 PDT
                             Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn cmpilato C. Michael Pilato 2009-09-03 06:25:34 PDT
                                 Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn gstein Greg Stein 2009-09-04 00:09:54 PDT
                                     Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn cmpilato C. Michael Pilato 2009-09-04 07:46:37 PDT
                             RE: Re: svn commit: r36720 - trunk/subversion/mod_dav_svn julianfoad Julian Foad 2009-10-06 07:14:04 PDT
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