[WikiEN-l] acronym sweep needed

Guettarda guettarda at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 20:29:07 UTC 2006

On 2/8/06, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/8/06, SPUI <drspui at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What the hell? You fix the double redirects when you move the page. The
> > message says it in bold. "Links to the old page title will not be
> > changed; be sure to check for double-redirects (using "What links here")
> > after the move."
> Fair enough :) Don't worry, I haven't been rampantly going around
> "fixing" links to redirects. If there are bots that fix up in these
> cases, so much the better.
> As for the mover of a page being expected to do it...well...I recently
> moved "cock (chicken)" to "rooster" and set out to fix the 10 or so
> double redirects. But my god what a tedious, painful process. I got
> through about 5 and said to hell with it. We really should do
> completely away with all menial labour of this kind...
> Steve

This is always the WP:AWB.  It's a great tool for mundane things like this,
especially since you can do some, leave it, and then fire it up again to
finish the rest.


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