[ANN] Bugzilla upgraded to 4.4.10
mstahl at redhat.com
Mon Sep 28 03:10:51 PDT 2015
On 19.09.2015 21:32, Robinson Tryon wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 09:30:55AM -0700, julien2412 wrote:
>>> I'm not sure and, perhaps it's not related, but it seems docx attachments
>>> have mimetype "application/zip" instead of
>>> (eg: https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94359). Even if
>>> confirmed, not a blocker of course ! :-)
> Because OOXML and ODF both use ZIP as a container for a bunch of XML,
> I wonder if the type-detecting mechanisms aren't sufficiently nuanced
> to detect and differentiate between ZIP and ZIP+(DOCX guts).
> Looks like ODF files are recognized quite well on this system, but
> it's struggling with OOXML. Is there a correlation between authoring
> software and recognition?
ODF packages were specifically designed so that relatively dumb tools
like "file" can just look up the mimetype at a particular offset in the
file; OOXML packages on the other hand don't make it so easy.
> On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 1:27 PM, David Tardon <dtardon at redhat.com> wrote:
>> That's nothing new. The attachment format auto-detection has never really
> We did have much worse file-type detection when we were hosted at FDO,
> but I believe that things have gotten significantly better.
yes, there has definitely been a significant improvement.
> David: Is there something we could do to help upstream utilities more
> easily recognize OOXML files? (both files that LibreOffice creates,
> as well as ones from other sources)
possibly the check in file could be made smarter, if anybody has time to
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