Please forgive my ignorance.
The problem seemed very similar.
We will try to follow the announcements more closely.
The idea that the scheme would change was not on our radar.
On Sep 30, 2011, at 3:06 AM, John Du Hart wrote:
The fix Roan applied only deals with the API and
action=parse, not the normal frontend.
I'm not representitive of the WMF, however I do not understand why they should have
to bend over for your lack of attention to announcements for this change. Roan's live
hack to the API for the time being was very kind, however to ask the WMF tech team to
rollback the entire protocol-relative switch so you can get yourself prepared is somewhat
rude. They've been working on this for some time, and this change is depended upon by
other projects (The new SSL system)
Also, since you're not even using the API (Which is another issue in itself), why are
you even posting to mediawiki-api?
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 8:16 PM, Michael Douma <michaeld(a)idea.org> wrote:
I don't know the exact relationship between the MediaWiki work and the main Wikipedia
Here's a concrete example:
[img alt="The two Northrop YF-23s"
width="100" height="74" /]
width="50" height="39" /]
We are not adding any extra arguments to the GET.
Is this the wrong place to be noting this new problem? I assumed that Wikipedia was
running the latest MediaWiki?
All we would need is a rollback for approx 8-10 days. We have hordes of iPad app users of
the WikiNodes app complaining that they can not see the images in the app.
On Sep 29, 2011, at 1:24 PM, Dan Collins wrote:
As Roan said, that's already been done. Maybe
if you showed us a link
to exactly where in the API you're seeing that, we'd be able to figure
out what the problem is that you're still seeing?
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Michael Douma <michaeld(a)idea.org> wrote:
> Hi Roan,
> Thanks for your reply.
> Sorry... I might be a day out of date here.
> All I know is that our app is now broken, and pages like the Wikipedia home page
> [img alt="A sky filled with many types of cirrus clouds"
width="100" height="75" /]
> Which breaks our parsing.
> Can this be reverted to "http://" instead of "//" for ~10 days?
> On Sep 29, 2011, at 12:17 PM, Roan Kattouw wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Michael Douma <michaeld(a)idea.org> wrote:
>>> Regarding the change from "http://" to "//", this also
broke our iOS app, WikiNodes. Our popular Wikipedia browser app is now nonfunctional.
>>> We'd be grateful if you could roll back the change for approx 10 days. We
can submit an update to the Apple App Store on Monday, which will then take 7 days to be
approved. If you could postpone this change until 10-October, we can fix the code on our
>> Have you read the archives of this mailing list? Or the
>> mediawiki-api-announce mailing list? We already did what you asked
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