No warning shown in VE/NWE that a page has previously been deleted
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When one clicks on a red link to create a page which has previously been deleted (or was moved without creating a redirect), the wikitext editor displays a warning message:

No such message is shown in the NWE or VE (on the German-language Wikipedia):

To prevent users from re-creating articles which have previously been deleted, a warning message should also be displayed in VE/NWE.

Cirdan created this task.Mon, Jul 9, 10:05 AM
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Change 445435 had a related patch set uploaded (by DLynch; owner: DLynch):
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] ApiVisualEditor: warn of deleted pages in edit notices

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