Whatever we decide, it will eventually be referred to as "the old
API," not out of disrespect, but out of longing and nostalgia.
On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Brad Jorsch (Anomie)
When api.php was basically the only API in MediaWiki,
calling it "the API"
worked well. But now we've got a Parsoid API, Gabriel's work on a REST
content API, Gabriel's work on an internal storage API, and more on the way.
So just saying "the API" is getting confusing.
So let's bikeshed a reasonably short name for it that isn't something awful
like "the api.php API". I'm horrible at naming.
Brad Jorsch (Anomie)
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