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From Thomas Harding <...@thomas-harding.name>
Subject Re: attachments "Content-Type" seems to be based on file extension.
Date Sat, 05 Sep 2009 15:02:02 GMT

As Paul Davis said, Content-Type is filled by the client which upoads 
the file,
not the server.

apologies...

Thomas Harding wrote:
> Hello,
> As said in the title, attachments "Content-Type" seems to be based on 
> file extension.
>
> Simply renaming an UTF-8 text file from "test" to "test.text", and 
> upload both with
> Futon, causes the first to be interpreted as 
> "application/octet-stream" and the
> second to "text/plain".
>
>
> This is a bit annoying while indexing as fulltext via couchdb-lucene, 
> as the last
> uses the provided content-type to fill apache tika requests, which 
> handles a few
> files types.
>
> Is there a way to ensure (force) the "Content-type" given by couchdb?
>


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