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Bug 32262 - Renaming categories
Renaming categories
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 3311
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Categories (Other open bugs)
All All
: Unprioritized enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
Blocks: 13326
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Reported: 2011-11-08 15:38 UTC by DavidL
Modified: 2011-11-08 21:13 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description DavidL 2011-11-08 15:38:13 UTC
Currently categories cannot be renamed. The only possible action is to delete it, create another one (loosing history), and move all pages to the new category.

There should be a rename action for categories (like renaming pages) which should also updates all pages in the category, without loosing the category history.
Comment 1 Antoine "hashar" Musso (WMF) 2011-11-08 15:40:07 UTC
We can not do this until we get the category informations out of the wikitext :-(
Comment 2 Liangent 2011-11-08 15:42:16 UTC
Can we have "moving category page only" (without its members) so editing history can be preserved.
Comment 3 DavidL 2011-11-08 16:00:40 UTC
"moving category page only" feature would be great to have.
For page update, we may have to use a bot.
Comment 4 Bawolff (Brian Wolff) 2011-11-08 21:13:23 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 3311 ***

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