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(Not) Publishing Empty Files

Let's say I'd like to use articles which are just "holding" concent for me. They end up being congregated into "meta-articles". One example of this might be someone who blogs with CityDesk, and only wants to keep a per-month archive file, which congeals all the articles with a specific posting date.

The articles themselves are unimportant. Their content could very well be an empty template, which results in nothing generated.

In pre-SP1, this results in an empty file pushed up to the web server. HYPOTHETICALLY, has this changed for SP1? :)

Brad Wilson
Friday, March 08, 2002

Gah! That "concent" in the first paragraph should be "content".

Brad Wilson
Friday, March 08, 2002

unfortunately we didn't have time to fix this for SP1.

Silver lining: you can use the generated files as "permalinks" like I do with Joel on Software...

Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, March 12, 2002

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