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If a migrated question is deleted, permanently redirect non 10k users to the question on the other site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Redirect links to moved questions Why do migrated questions lack redirection via HTTP response status code 301 (Moved Permanently)? So old links are not broken. https://...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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When merging questions, leave the duplicate one as a placeholder

It's been stated previously that duplicates have their uses. They sometimes indicate that a particular question couldn't be found with however the user searched for it. Now while merging is often ...
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What would cause a question to disappear completely?

The question Why do people think functional programming will catch on? has disappeared completely from SO. Going there gives me a 404 error (and I have 20k+). What gives? Migrated questions like What ...
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When a question is merged, redirect original question URL to new one automatically

Some of the posts I requested in this post got merged, and now I can only see 404 pages. When the question is merged, can we redirect the original question to the new one automatically? Related: ...
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Do closed migrated questions always redirect now?

I've noticed today that migrated questions now redirect immediately to the target site. Previously, I had enough rep that the original question was still visible on the original site without an ...
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Broken link in Linked Posts section

I'm trying out this new feature and I noticed in this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/659752/programming-challenge-can-you-code-a-hello-world-program-as-a-palindrome One of the links ...
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Allow asker to delete migrated question

When a question is migrated, it ends up being locked on the origin site. This is good so that the question doesn't completely disappear, confusing the asker, but a side effect of being locked is that ...
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Delete migrated questions

The migrated questions are shown as locked by Community and it is closed. Why these questions not deleted?
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Should question stubs left over from migration be deleted?

There are thousands of stub questions on Stack Overflow that are left over after a migration to SU or SF. I know they serve a good purpose, but it seems like a rather short-term purpose to me. ...
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?noredirect=1 parameter no longer works for deleted merge stubs for <10k users

Questions that were merged into other questions, before being deleted, ordinarily redirect to the merge target. However, it's possible for users to append ?noredirect=1 on any question that redirects ...
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Delete old migrated questions

There are thousands of old questions on SO that got migrated a long time ago and don't add any value to the site. These questions should be deleted. Due to the recently added redirects of deleted ...
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Migrated question deleted on destination site results in redirect loop

Kudos on the new redirect for migrated, deleted questions! One small problem though: it appears to fall apart when the question is deleted on the destination site as well... Steps to reproduce Find ...
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When the migration stub is deleted, redirection doesn't occur

I was reading this question on Meta Stack Overflow my iPhone, and, when I clicked the link to the question they were talking about, I got an error "question not found". However, I noticed that I was ...