The /sites method makes it very clear that you should not invoke that route more than once per day:

"It is suggested that you cache its return for at least one day..."

However, the /info method contains the text:

"This data is cached very aggressively, by design. Query sparingly."

How often is too often? Should I assume that one request per 24 hours is the maximum (like the /sites method)? Currently my PHP library caches the data for 10 minutes.

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No more than once an hour is a decent guideline.

I'll update the documentation to suggest this.

  • P.S. I see the documentation got a facelift - I like it! Jan 28, 2012 at 6:54

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