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I just saw a post edited by one Roger Pate: http://stackoverflow.com/posts/3977167/revisions

However, he appears to be a dead/deleted user. I was under the impression that names were always stripped from dead users and replaced with user154510 or whatever the case may be.

Am I wrong? If not, what went wrong here?

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When I read "dead", I thought you meant "dead". –  Jeremy Banks May 18 '12 at 17:47
Looking at the date of the edit, I'll go out on a limb and say that names weren't stripped from dead users back then. –  Yannis May 18 '12 at 17:52
Anonymizing deleted users was a feature added after Roger Pate was deleted. I don't remember exactly when, and it's not in meta.stackexchange.com/questions/59445/… –  Robert Harvey May 18 '12 at 18:00
Man, Roger Pate... shakes head It was such a shame he left. –  Tim Stone May 18 '12 at 18:02
In deletion, a member of StackOverflow HAS a name. His name is Roger Pate. –  user7116 May 18 '12 at 20:51
Thanks @RobertHarvey, I guess this is Too Localized then. –  Matthew Read May 19 '12 at 5:26

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