Request for feedback on proposed Bugzilla WebServices API changes

Jasmin Sehic jasmins at
Tue Aug 12 23:44:56 UTC 2014

I would suggest to possibly go a step further and implement HATEOAS instead of simple url versioning 


On 12/08/2014, at 10:33 PM, "David Lawrence" <dkl at> wrote:

> In the past meetings both with the upstream Bugzilla community and within the small circle of BMO
> developers, we have come up with some ideas on how to move the current API forward and improve it in
> both functionality and user documentation. I would like to elicit some constructive feedback on the
> two proposals I have outlined in comment0 of the bugs below. People with vested interest in the API
> from a developer and consumer standpoint should be interested in the outcomes of these discussions.
> Bug 1051056 - The REST API needs to be versioned so that new changes can be made that do not break compatibility
> Bug 1038275 - Comprehensible documentation for the REST API
> Thanks!
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