Am 10/10/2012 21:44, schrieb Junio C Hamano:
> Johannes Sixt <> writes:
>> Is there already an established definition which the "correct"
>> .gitattributes are?
> No, and it is deliberately kept vague while waiting for us to come
> up with a clear definition of what is "correct".
> Very often, people
> retroactively define attributes to correct earlier mistakes.

Absolutely. I have Windows resource files that are Shift-JIS encoded
checked in long ago, and I want to retoactively declare them with
"encoding=Shift-JIS" because I prefer to see Japanese script in gitk
rather than gibberish.

-- Hannes
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