[Python-Dev] Re: New bugtracker project

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 23 May 2002 00:01:01 -0400

> > Ooh!  I just stumbled into another one: serving up text attachments as
> > Content-Type: text/plain!  I'm not the only person who gets pissed off
> > with having to save files to disk for no good reason, am I?
> Roundup gets this right - it uses the content-type specified in the
> attachment if submitted by email, or uses python's mime guessing if
> submitted through the web.

I think SF's problem is that far too often it guesses that the type is
not text/<something>, and then most browsers won't show it.  This is
annoying for source code and diffs.  If you could force the guess to
be text/plain for .c, .h, .py, .diff, and .patch, that would be solved.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)