bug to which attached

Adam Williamson adamwill at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jul 21 18:25:20 UTC 2014

On Mon, 2014-07-21 at 11:44 -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:
> On Jul 18, 2014, at 10:50 AM, Adam Williamson <adamwill at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> > 
> > Set the attachment type to text/plain . Bugzilla's auto-detection is
> > terrible and always sets it to something silly which browsers don't want
> > to open directly. I think I've seen this on other Bugzillas, though? I
> > don't think it's unique to RH's?
> For an eternity autodetect has set logs to application/binary. And
> then at some point in the last ~6 months (hand wave) it started to
> correctly set them to plaintext. In the last month or two, autodetect
> is setting them to text/x-log, and then anaconda devs are spending
> time changing this to plaintext.

I'm sure I've seen it setting logs to text/x-log for years before that.
It'd probably be worth a ticket with the BZ admins to try and get them
to configure it to just set anything that looks like text to text/plain.
I think that's what everyone prefers, right?

> So if autodetect is going to continue to suck then it should default
> to the #1 attachment type, which is probably plaintext for logs; at
> the expense of PNG/JPG getting set to plaintext, which funny enough
> autodetect always gets right. But I don't see how the backend can't
> just set *.log to plaintext always. There's no need for it to parse
> the file contents in this case, and even though filename extensions
> are a totally perverse domain violation, I might even suggest only
> honoring filename extensions just to keep this simple.

yeah, I'll ask.
Adam Williamson
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