created as YAML has pro’s and con’s.
Pro: When importing a note created from elsewhere, one could easily maintain the original creation date.
Con: created could accidentally be changed or lost. This wouldn’t be a catastrophic error for the app, since the app could always default to the file’s creation date for created; but, it could be an issue for a user who wants to somehow protect created value.
Are there write-protected YAML, which could be altered only after a warning/alert? I imagine not.
Create and modify date should live in the YAML frontmatter as the OS provided values are very unreliable.
Moving a file or restoring from a backup could change the create and modify date, where as a text in the note would require a user or a plugin to actively change it.
there isn’t an official/quasi-official way to manage dates by frontmatter, right?
also calender plugin uses file.date
i’m currently adding date to every post/note… hoping some day there’ll be an official fieldname and format