On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 15:35, MRABpython@mrabarnett.plus.com wrote:
Instead of just talking about line endings, could each file have a specific 'filetype'? This would define what kind of data it contains, how it's stored in the repository, and what actions to perform for fetching and committing, including any checks:
Sounds like YAGNI to me. The outline Nick provided seems to me to be quite close to the current win32text settings in syntax and purpose and staying close to that would help making adoption easier.