[Engineering] Deprecating rest.wikimedia.org in favor of /api/rest_v1/

Gabriel Wicke gwicke at wikimedia.org
Mon Jan 25 22:01:40 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 1:25 PM, Bartosz DziewoƄski
<bdziewonski at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Shouldn't the old URLs redirect to the new ones, where possible?

Yes, I think sending 301s (moved permanently) is a good idea for
handling stragglers, after the end point has been officially
decommissioned. The vast majority of accesses are GET, so this should
work quite well.


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