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From: Matthew Summers <quantumsummers@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o, gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Updated date in handbook
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 14:36:22
In Reply to: [gentoo-doc] Updated date in handbook by Sven Vermeulen
On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 8:27 AM, Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o> wrote:
> Hi guys, > > Something else I noticed is that we sometimes get questions in #gentoo or > even #gentoo-doc about the "Updated" date of the Gentoo Handbook(s). Because > of how things work, the displayed date on the handbook pages is always the > one that is for the given file. > > In case of the index page, this is a somewhat old(er) version as the index > page hardly changes. Yet that is the "Updated" version most people look at. > > Would it be okay if I updated doc-struct.xsl so that for handbooks, the > updated version always matches the latest update? > > Other possibilities are: > - On the index page, display the latest update, but on individual chapters, >  keep the current used date > - Don't touch anything and stop harassing me with your suggestions > > >        Sven Vermeulen >
Another option, although I hate to add it, would be always update the date on the index page when anything gets updated. However that is sort of silly. I support updating doc-struct.xsl Cheers, Matt -- Matthew W. Summers Gentoo Foundation Inc.