On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Jon Robson <jrobson(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
Has this always been the case or did something
I thought we made a decision to move away from this horrible
I think that's a bug you're encountering.
The current expected behavior on most wikis is you get redirected to your
internal referrer (the returnto parameter with returnto query). If your
returnto is NULL, then default is Main Page. S kindly wrote up a related
document at https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:S_Page_(WMF)/Return_to
recommendation from Jared is
On desktop English Wikipedia, we use CentralAuth's hook
CentralAuthPostLoginRedirect to shuffle users through
Special:GettingStarted for now. Beta Labs has GettingStarted installed just
like prod, but on mobile it shouldn't be doing anything.