[Wikipedia-l] Moves, sysops and old hands

lcrocker at nupedia.com lcrocker at nupedia.com
Wed Aug 7 01:20:03 UTC 2002

>> That's a good idea.  I could ease the restriction on the target
>> being empty to allow the move if the target is a redirect to
>> the source page, with no other content and no history.
>Sometimes redirects have histories (there were two articles on a
topic, then 
>they were merged and one turned into a redirect). In that case, the two 
>histories should be exchanged. Can you do that?

The redirects created by the "move" function will not, because
it will have been non-existent.  If there's history on both ends,
then you'll just have to swap content the old fashioned way.

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