Last modified: 2011-03-13 18:05:52 UTC
As it is now, then we move a page, all links pointing to the page do not update
I wonder why. Maybe because updating the link in all articles would spend too
If is that so, I suggest a solution: creating a redirect table which would
associate a link name to its moved page name. All articles requested would be
checked if it have the link changed, and if so it would be automatically updated.
This is similar in intent to bug 4578. Note that there are often good reasons
*not* to do a mass update in this fashion, such as when moving a page to a
parenthesised title for disambiguation purposes. One of the reasons for
introducing redirects was to ensure that page moves could be made without
breaking all existing links; the performance hit in following a redirect is
This is frequently undesirable. See [[Template:R with possibilities]].
Redirects exist for a reason: aliases for pages are frequently desirable.