James Forrester <> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
                 CC|                            |,
                   |                            |
          Component|General                     |MediaWiki integration
           Assignee|    |
            Summary|VisualEditor:  Blanking the |VisualEditor:  Blanking the
                   |page does not remove        |page does not remove
                   |categories, defaultsort     |meta-data (categories,
                   |keys, or page protection    |defaultsort keys, etc.)
                   |templates                   |

--- Comment #2 from WhatamIdoing <> ---
Perhaps we should have a special process for redirects that handles 100%
blanking, or at least inquires or warns about it.  (You might want cats for
redirects, but probably not a default sort key).

--- Comment #3 from James Forrester <> ---
(In reply to Bartosz Dziewoński from comment #1)
> All kinds of other things too, see also bug 52036 and bug 60830. I think we
> need a tracking bug for this or a large WONTFIX.

I've merged bug 52036 and bug 60830 into their respective causes (both of those
are things we will fix with those corrections), and narrowed this to just be
about meta-data – things that don't display because they never create any

On this one I'm minded to WONTFIX, but I could be argued around. What are the
reasons for letting people remove content they can't see with select-all?

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