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Split secondary authors should link back to disambiguation page

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1norabelle414
Apr 2, 4:04pm Top

(I waffled a lot on whether to post this in RSI or bug collectors; I decided to stick it here because I can see how the system was probably purposely set up this way, I just don't agree with it.)

Normally, a spit author page has a link at the top, under their name, to the disambiguation page for that name:



However, when the author is *only* a secondary author and has no primary works, there is no link to the disambiguation page:



(yes this example I found is an actor and not an author but you can see how this could also happen with translators, narrators, illustrators, etc.)
I can understand why there shouldn't be a link on a split author that truly has no books, but it's frustrating to go to the author page of a secondary author of thousands of works and not have a way to get to the disambiguation page.

2Nicole_VanK
Apr 3, 2:00am Top

Agreed. Seconding.

3r.orrison
Apr 3, 3:11am Top

This was reported as a bug a while ago: https://www.librarything.com/topic/195133. Supposedly it was fixed, but it wasn't.

4norabelle414
Apr 3, 8:48am Top

>3 r.orrison: Good catch, thanks!

5Petroglyph
Apr 10, 6:06pm Top

+1

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