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Removing no-content links to empty LQT archives
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(From https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Talk:Flow/Mediawikiwiki_LQT_conversion_process by @Spage)

The LQT conversion on mw.org seems to have given many pages a description

Previous page history was archived for backup purposes at SOME_NS talk:Page name/LQT Archive 1

even when this archive has no topics and hence no history except "Page got LQT-ified" (and then the changes by Flow talk page manager to archive and Flowify it). See for example the page Extension talk:WikibaseLib/LQT Archive 1 and its history. There's nothing in the archive page, nothing of value in its history, so the useless archive link should be removed.

Is this by design? Is there a way to run a script to detect and delete this confusing reference when there's nothing worth finding in the archive and its history? Is there a replacement template for this case? (I suggest {{EMPTY LQT page converted to Flow}}, which takes the same parameters as {{LQT page converted to Flow}} but does nothing.)

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LiquidThreads has been replaced by StructuredDiscussions on all Wikimedia production wikis (except one, which will be done soon). It is no longer under active development or maintenance, so I'm re-classifying all open LQT tasks as "Lowest" priority.