On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 09:04 Antonin Delpeuch (lists) <
This is great news! The tool urls will be definitely prettier this way.
Currently, it is possible to link to a Toolforge-hosted service from a
WMF wiki with the following wikicode:
which links to
Do you have any plans to migrate this to any other syntax? I assume the
new scheme would make it hard, since the tool name and the URL path are
Serving permanent redirects to the new URL scheme is a good idea. It is
very important for this editgroups tool as there are millions of links
to it in edit summaries (which are not editable).
On 13/04/2020 13:25, Arturo Borrero Gonzalez wrote:
We are happy to announce the new domain 'toolforge.org' is now ready to
adopted by our Toolforge community.
There is a lot of information related to this change in a wikitech page
The most important change you will see happening is a new domain/scheme
* from https://tools.wmflabs.org/<toolname>/
* to https://<toolname>.toolforge.org/
A live example of this change can be found in our internal
* legacy URL: https://tools.wmflabs.org/openstack-browser/
* new URL: https://openstack-browser.toolforge.org
This domain change is something we have been working on for months
this announcement. Part of our work has been to
ensure we have a smooth
transition from the old domain (and URL scheme) to the new canonical one.
However, we acknowledge the ride might be bumpy for some folks, due to
challenges or cases we didn't consider when
planning this migration.
reach out intermediately if you find any
limitation or failure anywhere
to this change. The wikitech page also contains a
You can check now if your webservice needs any specific change by
temporal redirection to the new canonical URL:
$ webservice --canonical --backend=kubernetes start [..]
$ webservice --canonical --backend=gridengine start [..]
The --canonical switch will create a temporal redirect that you can turn
Please use this to check how your webservice
behaves with the new
scheme. If you start the webservice without
--canonical, the temporal
will be removed.
We aim to introduce permanent redirects for the legacy URLs on
expect to keep serving legacy URLs forever, by
means of redirections to
URLs. More information on the redirections can
also be found in the
domain is finally here! <3
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