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RFC: Optionally support passing in urls / paths as arrays of path segments in VirtualRESTService
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Currently the VirtualRESTService expects the url parameter to be a string. This forces users to encode path segments that might contain special characters (like slashes), and then forces us to potentially decode those path segments again in the backend to rewrite the URL.

Instead, I think it would be nice to (also) support passing in an array of path segments:

'url' => array( 'v1', 'local', 'page', $title, 'html', $oldid )

What do you think?

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Pchelolo closed this task as Declined.Aug 5 2019, 4:18 PM
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I don't think we will do it since there was no activity in 5 years after filing this task.