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As Designed Permanent Redirects Hard Deleted if Main Thread Soft Deleted

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by Snog, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Snog

    Snog Well-Known Member

    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.
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    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.
  3. Snog

    Snog Well-Known Member

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

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