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authorThomas Schwinge <tschwinge@gnu.org>2009-08-03 10:07:56 +0200
committerThomas Schwinge <tschwinge@gnu.org>2009-08-03 10:07:56 +0200
commitf3ce18edc806d916632a09eaa0826931290f2127 (patch)
tree7e19d221e6c8b0942ed71aca08e1ad11b0077142 /contributing/web_pages/news.mdwn
parente68fe08f83861bd8923a56ee2598e69c84ff6bba (diff)
Set date and updated meta values in news items.
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diff --git a/contributing/web_pages/news.mdwn b/contributing/web_pages/news.mdwn
index 7062359..4c09e1a 100644
--- a/contributing/web_pages/news.mdwn
+++ b/contributing/web_pages/news.mdwn
@@ -53,12 +53,12 @@ For practical work that means to use the following commands:
* at the beginning of a month: create a new news entry
- $ cp news/2009-06-30.mdwn news/YYYY-MM-DD.mdwn
+ $ cp news/2009-07-31.mdwn news/YYYY-MM-DD.mdwn
$ # edit the new file
$ git add news/YYYY-MM-DD.mdwn
$ git commit -m "Begun the news entry for YYYY-MM-DD."
- That is, use the *2009-06-30* news snippet as a template for the new
+ That is, use the *2009-07-31* news snippet as a template for the new
one.
* check the outgoing changes
@@ -87,7 +87,13 @@ For practical work that means to use the following commands:
going on, you'd have to repeat this again (and again...) before
succeeding to push your changes.)
- * at the end of the month: publish the news
+ * at the end of the month: prepare for publishing the news
+
+ Edit the news entry's *meta date* and *meta updated* time values. For
+ stability, we set these two explicitly instead of relying on ikiwiki's
+ method of using the files' creation and modification dates.
+
+ * ... and publish
$ git checkout master
$ git pull --rebase