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Bug 25766 - Error when moving a page over an existing Thread
Error when moving a page over an existing Thread
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
LiquidThreads (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal major (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2010-11-03 09:26 UTC by Helder
Modified: 2011-05-31 10:02 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Helder 2010-11-03 09:26:14 UTC
After a user created a Thread[1] and then removed it's content and inserted it in the Thread's summary, I wanted to merge the new content back to the history of Thread's page and for this, I've used [[Especial:MovePage]], whithout leaving a redirect behind, and deleting the existing Thread page when I was asked (so that I could restore it and merge the history of both pages, as described in [[Wikipedia:How to fix cut-and-paste moves]]).

The problem is: when I went to the Thread page (following the link from "successful move" message), it showed the message
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*No such thread*
The thread you specified does not exist. 
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instead of the content which was previously in the summary page. This should not happen.

Nevertheless, going to the history of the non existent Thread, I could see the message
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View or restore 2 deleted edits?
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(together with the previous one), and so I was able to restore the page. After restoring the deleted edits, the history[5] is ok, showing all edits (both from Thread and it's summary).

[1] http://pt.wikibooks.org/wiki/T%C3%B3pico:Usu%C3%A1rio_Discuss%C3%A3o:Helder.wiki/Wikilivro_Profiss%C3%B5es_pelo_mundo%27.
[2] http://pt.wikibooks.org/w/index.php?title=Resumo:Usu%C3%A1rio_Discuss%C3%A3o:Helder.wiki/Wikilivro_Profiss%C3%B5es_pelo_mundo%27.&redirect=no&action=edit&redlink=1
[3] http://pt.wikibooks.org/wiki/T%C3%B3pico:Usu%C3%A1rio_Discuss%C3%A3o:Helder.wiki/Wikilivro_Profiss%C3%B5es_pelo_mundo%27.?uselang=en
[4] http://pt.wikibooks.org/w/index.php?title=T%C3%B3pico:Usu%C3%A1rio_Discuss%C3%A3o:Helder.wiki/Wikilivro_Profiss%C3%B5es_pelo_mundo%27.&action=history&uselang=en
[5] http://pt.wikibooks.org/w/index.php?title=T%C3%B3pico:Usu%C3%A1rio_Discuss%C3%A3o:Helder.wiki/Wikilivro_Profiss%C3%B5es_pelo_mundo%27.&action=history&uselang=en
Comment 1 Helder 2010-11-03 09:39:26 UTC
Another problem: now the Thread shows a summary [1], even if there is no summary at all [2].

Also, I haven't found any way of blanking that summary, since it's edit button points to the Thread itself [3].

[1] http://pt.wikibooks.org/wiki/T%C3%B3pico:Usu%C3%A1rio_Discuss%C3%A3o:Helder.wiki/Wikilivro_Profiss%C3%B5es_pelo_mundo%27.?uselang=en
[2] http://pt.wikibooks.org/wiki/Especial:%C3%8Dndice_por_prefixo/Resumo:
[3] http://pt.wikibooks.org/w/index.php?title=T%C3%B3pico:Usu%C3%A1rio_Discuss%C3%A3o:Helder.wiki/Wikilivro_Profiss%C3%B5es_pelo_mundo%27.&lqt_method=summarize&lqt_operand=431
Comment 2 Andrew Garrett 2010-11-09 03:52:39 UTC
History merges are not currently supported for LiquidThreads threads.

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