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Legacy Delete reactions REST API removed

In February 2020 we announced the deprecation of the general purpose "Delete reactions" REST API in favor of separate REST APIs for each place reactions can be applied. The old endpoint has been removed, which sets us up to scale and support the Reactions API better in the long run.

Learn more about the supported REST APIs for deleting reactions for issues, pull request comments, and more.

As you may or may not know, gists are actually Git repositories. New gists are now created with a default branch name of either main or the alternative default branch name you've defined in your user settings. This matches how other repositories are created on GitHub.

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