The revision retrieval interface allows all relevant information for a given page revision to be retrieved. The information provided must be sufficient to locate and load all content objects that belong to the revision (slots). Access to revision meta-data such as the edit comment is also covered by this ticket.
The functionality provided is roughly equivalent to the retrieve/read functionality offered by the Revision class. The Revision class should remain a thin layer on top of the new revision retrieval interface, as a legacy proxy.
Design draft: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Multi-Content_Revisions/Revision_Retrieval
See also: Design draft: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Multi-Content_Revisions/Content_Meta-Data