a user was surprised that the following did not work:
The expansion of the meta appeared to work, but the redirect failed.
The problem is that the
generates a result of the form =[[...][...]], which, of course, is not recognized by =%REDIRECT%. If you read the documentation of META, you will find that the parent tag usually generates a cookie trail. Nevertheless, I agree that it is quite reasonable to expect that one gets a normal topic returned from the META tag, at least in the simple form.
I believe that when the option
(in which case we will always have a single result), the result should not have the anchor brackets, so that it could be used in further TML.