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Bug 19871 - Moving a page over a redirect causes a revision to vanish
Moving a page over a redirect causes a revision to vanish
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: Lowest minor with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2009-07-22 05:26 UTC by Alex Z.
Modified: 2014-04-11 16:00 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Alex Z. 2009-07-22 05:26:10 UTC
When a page is moved over a redirect, the redirect revision is deleted entirely from the database. In the interests of not having edits completely disappear, we may want to put this somewhere, possibly in the archive table, or merging it with the history of the article moved over it.

Related to bug 16877
Comment 1 Quim Gil 2014-04-11 16:00:28 UTC
No replies and nobody CCed here. The topic of removing edits from a database seems to be relevant for some editors, but I have no idea how relevant this specific (and very mechanical) case would be.

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