Bug 92088 - please default to "auto-detect" in the create attachments screen
please default to "auto-detect" in the create attachments screen
Product: Bugzilla
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Component: Bugzilla General (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: PnT DevOps Devs
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-06-02 12:31 EDT by Brent Fox
Modified: 2013-06-23 23:06 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-04 16:37:10 EST
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Description Brent Fox 2003-06-02 12:31:08 EDT
When creating an attachment, the default choice for bugzilla should be to
auto-detect the attachment type.  If I recall correctly, this used to be the
behavior, but now the default is "select from list".

Being used to the old behavior, I attached some screenshots to a bug report only
to find out that they were attached as text instead of as PNGs.
Comment 1 Olivier Galibert 2006-02-14 17:19:52 EST
You'd better have the auto-detect *way* smarter before you do that.  It's too
eager  to tag the attachments to either octet-stream or weird things like x-log.
 Makes them way harder to read in the browser.

Comment 2 David Lawrence 2006-04-08 13:58:27 EDT
Red Hat's current Bugzilla version is 2.18. I am moving all older open bugs to
this version. Any bugs against the older versions will need to be verified that
they are still bugs. This will help me also to sort them better.
Comment 3 David Lawrence 2008-09-16 12:49:57 EDT
Red Hat Bugzilla is now using version 3.2 of the Bugzilla codebase and therefore this bug will need to be re-verified against the new release. With the updated code this bug may no longer be relevant or may have been fixed in the new code.
Updating bug version to 3.2.

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