On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 11:40 PM, Carl (CBM) <cbm.wikipedia(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Exactly - putting ucstart into query-continue was already a breaking
change whenever it was done, because the documentation states that
uccontinue is the parameter that is used for continues.
That statement does not appear to be correct. ucstart was used in the
very first revision of the module. uccontinue wasn't added until
almost two years later.
Given that, the rest of your argument is based on a faulty premise.
Not that it had relevance to the recentchanges module change that
began this in the first place, considering that that has never had an
"rccontinue" parameter until now.
The documentation that the client should pass the
query-continue section is very recent  and was not at all part of
the original document API spec when it was introduced circa 2007.
Have you a link to the original spec about the query-continue section?
Otherwise you're left to arguing over whose interpretation of an
underspecified feature is correct, which is ultimately an exercise in