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As designed Permanent Redirects Hard Deleted if Main Thread Soft Deleted

Snog

Well-known member
#1
The title says it all.

To reproduce...

Move a thread to any forum, leave a permanent redirect.
Soft deleted the main thread.
The permanent redirect will be hard deleted.
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#2
This is done intentionally. We never internally soft delete redirects and the assumption is that if you're deleting (or unapproving) a thread, it's unlikely to come back.
 

Snog

Well-known member
#3
I can understand that logic, but accidents happen and by not soft deleting redirects, when the accident is corrected the redirects no longer exist. ;)