On 8/12/02 5:50 PM, "lcrocker(a)nupedia.com" <lcrocker(a)nupedia.com> wrote:
It has come to
my attention that the preferred way to change the
name of an article (when such a change is in fact warranted) is to
MOVE the article rather than use the clunky old REDIRECT feature.
May I please become a sysop, so I can use the MOVE feature?
Actually I just made that feature available to non-sysops as well,
but I also have no problem making you a sysop to you can head off
vandals and such.
And "move" is not an alternative to redirects--in fact it makes one.
It just also moves the article history to the new title instead of
leaving it under the redirect.
I think we should go back to having the move function move the Talk page
with the subject page (or at least have that as a checkbox option on the
I don't see a compelling reason why the Talk page shouldn't move as the