[Tracker-discuss] [issue381] default mime-type for attachments should be text/plain

Martin v. Löwis metatracker at psf.upfronthosting.co.za
Thu Apr 14 08:32:50 CEST 2011

Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:

> Heuristics adds additional maintenance burden and complicates code.

Please leave that concern to the people who are *actually*
maintaining the tracker.

> Default mime type is not a hack

It's worse than a hack - it doesn't actually work. It's
not roundup who currently fills in application/octet-stream
as the mime type by default - the web browser will already
supply the mime type, in all cases. So if text/plain was
the default mime type, the default would never be used.

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