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Deletion vs. Redirection

I requested that the GreyKnight page be deleted because the information should be located at User:GreyKnight. However, this raises an interesting point: should GreyKnight simply redirect to User:GreyKnight? That way, say, if we include an article about his Seven Deadly Sins patch, we can link to GreyKnight which may or may not have an extensive article about him in the future, such as if he joins the DevTeam; if not, we can still be sure it'll at least redirect to his userpage. If we do have a redirect, do we redirect everybody? What about people who create users with names like Grayswandir? Perhaps redirection should be reserved for anyone who has their name included in an article (and who don't have an obnoxious name like Grayswandir). --Eidolos 05:16, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

We should not encourage people to create user pages outside the User: namespace, but in this case, nothing is lost by redirecting to User:GreyKnight - the token "GreyKnight" has no NetHackish meaning. I don't think we need to pre-emptively redirect usernames to their userpages --Jayt 10:12, 12 September 2006 (UTC)