"are already connected in a proposed merge"—means what? [closed]

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When I click on a particular merge link I get the message that so and so "are already connected in a proposed merge." What does this mean?
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in WikiTree Help by Kenneth Nellis G2G6 (8.9k points)
closed by Kenneth Nellis

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It means that a merge has been proposed, and the system is waiting for at least one part from each side of the merge to approve it.
by Jillaine Smith G2G6 Pilot (822k points)
Thank you. It would be so much more helpful if the message included that the merge is waiting for Trusted Lists members of both profiles to approve the merge.
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And if one or both of the profile managers do not respond ,,, after 30 days the merge request will go into default mode which means that at that point, if any wikitree member's analysis is that they are indeed dups, then they can complete the merge.
by N Gauthier G2G6 Pilot (220k points)
Unless they are Private, in which case it stalls.

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