Andre Engels did some analysis of the type of API formats used. The
data is from a single random Sunday in late 2011:
yaml is used for the query and parse API actions. On this particular
day, the following services used yaml:
Thank you Andre!
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Roan Kattouw <roan.kattouw(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 11:42 PM, Tim Starling <tstarling(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
What are the other problems?
I'm not sure what Max is referring to, other than the fact that I hate
XML (or at least using XML for this API) and generally don't like the
fact that we have to support so many formats. As I said on Bugzilla
earlier today, if I ever were to rewrite the API from scratch it'd be
JSON-only. However, we can't actually get rid of XML realistically.
* YAML -
we don't serve real YAML anyway, currently it's just a subset
YAML is just a few harmless lines of code, why would you want to
Yeah that can probably stay, it's not worth breaking anything over.
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