[Python-Dev] PEP 385: the eol-type issue

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.pp.ru
Wed Aug 5 15:50:03 CEST 2009

On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 02:35:02PM +0100, MRAB wrote:
> Instead of just talking about line endings, could each file have a
> specific 'filetype'?

   EOL-conversion, MIME type and encoding (charset) are three different
concepts. Yes, all of them must be supported, but not necessary in one
configuration mechanism.
   Subversion handles these issues by providing svn:eol-style and
svn:mime-type (handles both MIME type and charset) properties on a
file-by-file basis.

     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
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