On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Max Semenik <maxsem.wiki(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Hi, as a measure to standardise our URLs, I've
introduced a new
special page to change mobile site options, Special:MobileOptions.
Currently, it handles only beta features opt in/out.
For example, to
enable beta features, you need to visit
[[Special:MobileOptions/BetaOptIn]] which is much clearer than the old
schema with urls like.
You're correct, "/Special:MobileOptions/BetaOptIn" does indeed look a lot
nicer than "?mobileaction=opt_in_mobile_site".
However, this change invalidates the old
URLs. The question is what shall we do with them:
* Create b/c redirects to special pages
So, "?mobileaction=opt_in_mobile_site", should just redirect users to
* Use the opportunity to add beta links somewhere in
We should have this by now — maybe in the footer (utilizing an icon or
* Change the blog post to point to new opt-in URLs
Modifying it doesn't make too much sense now.
* Do nothing, that post was too long ago
Max Semenik ([[User:MaxSem]])
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