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Is there an API for uploading images to the StackExchange-specific imgur installation? I could use the main imgur site, but they don't keep the images indefinitely.

Use case: It would be advantageous to be able to rasterize graphics and upload them from Mathematica directly, especially since Mathematica-related questions/answers often need illustrations, and graphics are so tightly integrated into the Mathematica dev environment.

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You basically need one thing: Stack Exchange's API key for imgur - which they are probably not likely to divulge. –  Nathan Osman Nov 8 '11 at 1:12
@George Is that a "no" answer, i.e. this is currently not possible? –  Szabolcs Nov 8 '11 at 9:51
I can't give an official answer as to whether this is planned or whatever - but as far as I can tell, no - this is not possible. –  Nathan Osman Nov 8 '11 at 17:37
@GeorgeEdison, how does your red circle script (I forget the name of it) keep the images then? I thought you had used SE's imgur account? –  Jonathan. Nov 9 '11 at 17:27
@Jonathan: No, it had its own hosting. –  Nathan Osman Nov 9 '11 at 17:32

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No, this is not available.

Something like it may be available in the V3.0 timeframe, but I can't commit to that at this time.

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