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Bug 26568 - A page redirected to, but with no links to the redirecting page, is not considered orphaned
A page redirected to, but with no links to the redirecting page, is not consi...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 7546
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Redirects (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2011-01-04 21:04 UTC by matteo sisti sette
Modified: 2011-02-14 02:37 UTC (History)
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Description matteo sisti sette 2011-01-04 21:04:19 UTC
Steps to reproduce:

Create a page A

Ensure there is no link to page A in any other page. So A is an orphaned page.

Move A to B.

Go to Special Pages / Orphaned Pages

Observed: Neither the old page A nor the new page B is listed.

Expected: I would expect page B to be listed as an orphaned page. I would accept page A to be listed instead. 

But it is clearly inconsistent that neither of them is listed. If you postulate that B is not orphaned because A exists and redirects to B, then A is a page that exists. But then A should be listed as an orphaned page since there's no page linking to A.

If you consider that A is not an existing page linking to B, then B should be listed as orphaned because there's no page (other than the redirect) linking to B.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2011-02-14 02:37:55 UTC
Looks like dupe of bug 7546

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 7546 ***

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