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Help on help results in HTTP 500 Internal Server Error

A request to http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help?help results in an HTTP 500 with Content-Type: application/json and an HTML body.
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Oddity with migration data from questions

Take a look at this question on SuperUser. Apparently, it was migrated from ServerFault, and was originally asked by user 3d1l. However, now look at the API result: http://api.superuser.com/1.0/...
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Problems with the Site Icons

I'm having trouble with the WebApps icon being returned from the /sites method. Namely, the image is composed of a larg white rectangle with a very small guy in the middle. Why can't the guy take ...
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Confusion over my API key

This is directed at the team, since nobody else will be able to help. The key I took out for StackMobile is behaving strangely. I make a few requests, and then the limit resets to 0. (By limit, I'm ...
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errors/{id} documentation : 500 Internal Server Error

On Documentation page, clicking on errors/{id} returns 500 Internal Server Error EDIT: Fixed!
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How far behind is the data returned by calls supposed to be?

I understand that the data sourced to the API are cached, but I'm seeing some fairly extreme discrepancies between reputation reported by the API and apparent activity on the site. For example: ...
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should min/max for alpha-numeric cases be case-insensitive?

I am having a hard time coming up with a use case in which case-sensitive min/max parameters make sense and several solid cases for a case-insensitive min/max. Example: With case insensitive min/max:...
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min/max parameters are incorrectly documented as date - confusion and crippled libraries ensue

I have noticed this on all sorted routes. The min/max say that they are context sensitive to the sort type yet are documented as date. How is a date min/max valid when sorting by, for instance votes?...
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Pro Webmasters Meta API not working.

Try this: http://api.meta.webmasters.stackexchange.com/0.9/questions?type=jsontext I can't get it to work, even though it's listed in StackAuth.
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API not returning anything near the actual website

The API /questions page is not returning anything like the list of questions on the actual SO site. This is the first question of the 0.8/questions { "total": 705769, "page": 1, "pagesize": 30,...
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Shouldn't the API help be consistent with the trademark guidance?

The description for the two StackAuth Routes within the API help both contain the phrase StackExchange network - shouldn't this rather be Stack Exchange Network to be consistent with the recently ...
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Inconsistency in sort order

If I execute the following API call: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions?sort=newest&body=True&pagesize=5&min=1275575777&order=desc versus one that does not include the min ...
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/users/{id}/tags - broken

looks like touching the id parameter description broke the internet. http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users/242897/tags should/was working 6/1/2010 -1:11AM - working
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pagesize=0 on /search throwing error

http://api.stackapps.com/0.9/search?intitle=a&pagesize=0 { "error": { "code": 4001, "message": "The 'pagesize' query parameter is invalid." } }
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crossdomain.xml and clientaccesspolicy.xml needed on sstatic.net

Silverlight image loading from Uri fails due to lack of xdomain permission files. Needed: http://sstatic.net/clientaccesspolicy.xml http://sstatic.net/crossdomain.xml
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The /questions/{id}/timeline route isn't working.

I'm getting a response code 500 for the /questions/{id}/timeline route. I've tried it in Firefox and by fetching a response in Java. Example URL: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions/59294/...
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Problem getting a users answers within a date range

This issue is similar to http://stackapps.com/questions/768/problem-getting-a-users-questions-within-a-date-range. Only this time I'm calling a different api and getting unexpected results. I'm ...
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both /revisions methods are spotty

These are the urls for a couple of my valid endpoint tests of the /revisions methods. http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/revisions/2688191 (?key=xxx) http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/revisions/...
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Missing on_site in Stack Apps site data in associated_users from stackauth query

This is what I get for Stack Apps: { "display_name": "user", "email_hash": "11aa11...22bb22...", "reputation": 101, "user_id": 0000, "user_type": "...
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StackApps is not being reported by StackAuth

The stackauth.com sites query is not returning stackapps.com at all: http://stackauth.com/0.8/sites?type=jsontext { "api_sites": [ { "name": "Stack Overflow", "logo_url": "http://...
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Problem getting a users questions within a date range

I'm having a problem returning a list of users questions within a given timespan. I understand that the documentation ( http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=users/{id}/questions ) that ...
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/users - fromdate/todate broken

consider: All users on meta : "total": 18923, http://api.meta.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users?sort=creation&order=desc Users created on meta in the last month: "total": 18923, http://api.meta....
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Why do some Stackauth associated queries fail?

This query fails: http://stackauth.com/0.8/users/137b94e5-050c-4dd5-82c1-aeb2af0814f5/associated In Python for a jason.loads call, I get an error: 'ValueError("No JSON object could be decoded")'. I ...
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http://stackauth.com/0.8/sites down

I realize you may be shaking something out but in case you are not aware: http://stackauth.com/0.8/sites is returning { "api_sites": [] }
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/stats meta data missing

So am I to assume that since we can make an extra call to another site to get meta that site node in stats has been deemed redundant data. If so, I have to suggest a reality break. This is one of ...
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StackAuth needs crossdomain.xml and clientaccesspolicy.xml

These would be helpful to have. Absence breaks Silverlight apps. http://stackauth.com/crossdomain.xml http://stackauth.com/clientaccesspolicy.xml http://stackauth.com/0.8/crossdomain.xml http://...
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Question's title attribute is not HTML encoded

Question's title attribute is not HTML encoded. Examples: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions/456815?body=true&answers=true title: "Problems with HTML <marquee> tag" http://api....
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/answers/{id} summary incorrect

/answers/{id} Gets a set of questions enumerated in id should probably be Gets a set of answers enumerated in id
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Server has stopped obeying Accept-encoding header

Either today or yesterday, besides /questions/tagged having disappeared, the server started ignoring the Accept-encoding header: Ligação estabelecida com 69.59.196.211 na porta 80 GET /0.8/questions/...
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/search intitle arg is case sensitive

This seriously cripples any search capabilities. Consider: http://api.stackapps.com/0.8/search?intitle=soapi&order=desc&sort=activity vs http://api.stackapps.com/0.8/search?intitle=Soapi&...
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Why does /users/{id}/answers, which returns an array of answers, have an optional 'answers' flag?

I would assume that if you are requesting the route '/users/{id}/answers' that you wish to receive some answers.
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The tagged parameter does not work with multiple tags

Take these two API calls: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions?tagged=php;rant http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions/tagged/php;rant A couple of problems: Shouldn't they return the ...
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Answers suddenly not getting returned.

Try: http://api.stackapps.com/0.8/questions/212 None of the answers are present.
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Answers parameter not functional

For example the following: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions?answers=true doesn't return answers.
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Order parameter not functional

Consider these two API calls: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions?pagesize=1&sort=votes&order=desc http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions?pagesize=1&sort=votes&order=asc ...
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Why my /mentioned page return 404?

http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users/213464/mentioned?type=jsontext { "error": { "code": 404, "message": "The server has not found anything matching the Request-URI." } } Its ...
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Stats not showing the same values as the Site

I get less values in the api method that in the site, is this posible? Example: form the API I get that SO has 709980 questions from site 701005
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On /users method id parameter does not work

Calling /users method with id parameter returns a list of users and not the user expected. http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users?id=23234 Could be a documentation "bug" on help page: http://api....
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Question sort: change active to activity?

I noticed the sort newest for /questions, /questions/tagged/{tags} and /questions/unanswered was changed to creation recently, making it more consistent with other methods. Could the sort active for /...
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Inconsistent sort ordering on users?

I'm trying to get a list of the 10 oldest users. This is the endpoint I'm using: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users?key=(key)&order=asc&sort=creation&pagesize=10&page=0 ...
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/users/{id}/badges - multiple identical results

Each badge returned in the list of results from /users/{id}/badges already contains an award_count indicating how many times the badge was awarded for the particular user attached to the badge. In ...
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Favorites api gives wrong results when sorted by added

For example, please compare http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users/111391/favorites?sort=added with http://stackoverflow.com/api/userfavorites.html?userid=111391&page=1&pagesize=30&sort=...
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help page format issue: revisionGuid

http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=revisions/{id}/{revisionguid} revisionGuid is inconsistent. revisionguid seems appropriate (and will remove one special case from my api parser).
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help page format issue: missing parameter

/users/{id}/tags is missing id parameter fixing this will remove one more special case from my parser.
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display_name isn't always there (should have OpenID name if needed)

usually in the owner dictionary there is a display_name value to give the username. But in a few questions it simply doesn't exist and I can't see why only those questions: eg, this excerpt from the 0....
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Minor typo on help page

On the API Routes help page, this: /users/{id}/favorites Gets summary information for the questions that have been favorited a set of users. should probably be: /users/{id}/favorites Gets ...
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The user and owner objects appear to be optional in the question timeline result.

This is probably just a simple documentation fix and not really a bug. The doc for the /questions/{id}/timeline method says that the user and owner objects are not optional, but they aren't always ...
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The users/{id}/timeline method is returning an extra result.

The users/{id}/timeline method is returning 31 results by default, and one more result than specified by the pagesize parameter. Example: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users/1288/timeline?pagesize=...
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Questions method does not return answers

I think questions method also return answers too and the help page says so http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=questions .... "answers": [ { "answer_id": { "...
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How to sort answers to question?

If I retrieve a question like so: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions/1429951&sort=votes I expect the answers to be sorted by votes, but they're not. How can I do this?