Talk:MediaWiki Configuration

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After having reviewed a page, for example Main_TheExample, we should

  1. invoke What links here for the page from the toolbox on the left
  2. in the pages listed change all links from Main_TheExample to TheExample
  3. move the reviewed page to a name without the Main_ prefix, TheExample, for help see Meta-Wiki Moving a page

This sounds like much work, but I think it is worth the effort, nobody wants Main_... everywhere.. and there aren't that many pages we'll have to convert, most are the old user pages, to be removed anyway, I guess.

Objections, anyone?

--erAck 18:35, 13 November 2005 (CET)

I did so examplary for the Main_OpenOffice → OpenOffice page. --erAck 20:03, 13 November 2005 (CET)

redirect from old name to new name after move

I agree that you are describing the correct steps. User:Haui went this route for the SVG files.
Just a little note:
You are probably aware that mediawiki places a redirect from the old name to the new name after a move.

--stx12 20:21, 13 November 2005 (CET)

Yes, I'm fully aware of that, I just thought we could start with a clean environment. Of course one doesn't want to change several dozens of places.. but for the OpenOffice page it was just copying content of 4 or 5 pages into a capable editor not messing around with line layout and do search&replace and paste back to the Wiki page. Just a few minutes of work. And doesn't display a "redirected from Main_OpenOffice" at the end :-)

--erAck 18:55, 15 November 2005 (CET)

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