It's just logging the pre-existing behavior. Better paper trail
On Saturday, August 27, 2016, Huji Lee <huji.huji(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Formrely, when you moved a page to a new title that is a redirect with no
other history, the history would move over and the first page would become
Recently I noticed that this results in *deleting* the target page first,
i.e. a deletion log is created. It is interesting that users without delete
right (i.e. not sysop) can also do this and generate deletion logs.
Is this a new change? I cannot backtrack it in code. I am not sure if
letting non-deleters generating delete logs is a good idea.
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