Difference between revisions of "MusicBrainz API/Rate Limiting"

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* Explain our current blocking and give a schedule for when we move to throttling/blocking.
 
* Explain our current blocking and give a schedule for when we move to throttling/blocking.
 
* Mention that we can change the numbers at any time to protect the operation of the site.
 
* Mention that we can change the numbers at any time to protect the operation of the site.
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* Mention that our libs now support UA setting.

Revision as of 22:23, 19 December 2011

This is the future home of all rate limiting info.


  • Explain rate limiting and why we do it.
  • Explain ip, global and per UA blocking.
  • Explain why doing things at certain times of day are not smart
  • Explain our current blocking and give a schedule for when we move to throttling/blocking.
  • Mention that we can change the numbers at any time to protect the operation of the site.
  • Mention that our libs now support UA setting.