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Should there be a discovery API?

It would seem to me that a simple API that return an array of the API base URL and perhaps the common name of the sites that support the API would be valuable. Is this sensible? EDIT: This is what I ...
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SIlverlight 3 ClientHttp vs BrowserHttp stack: no cross domain policy means no gzip for Silverlight

I notice that even if I send accept-encoding=gzip the response does not seem to be compressed. ( it is late and i was conflating 'accept' with 'accept-encoding') Should we expect, in the 1.0 ...
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Make site icons have transparent backgrounds

This is a request to make the site's icons have transparent backgrounds. They are already PNGs, so they support that. This would make applications such as Droidstack look much better. Although ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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": ...
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In the timeline the ability to know what events belong to what question

Take this example: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.9/questions/3165492;3182016/timeline Would it not make sense to have the question_id as a parameter on each timeline object? It makes the timeline ...
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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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Plans to expose details from the “accounts” tab of the user page?

One thing that I noticed was missing from the /users/ api was an ability to see what other StackExchange sites the user is associated with (what's usually available from the "accounts" tab of the user ...
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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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Exclude help requests and redirects from the API limit

Help API requests probably should not count towards the no-key API limit. The most likely usage scenario of the API without a key is when people are trying to learn it, which means reading the help a ...
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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: ...
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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) ...
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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": ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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please expose stackauth via a url that is consistent with the api

Most libraries and apps need to version themselves by adding the version number to the url and subsequently most of the http request code includes this information in the url building process. the ...
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Where did the “apps” tab disappear?

I may just be missing something, but there used to be an "apps" tab on the main page, which showed you a (sorted by vote) list of all the apps and libraries. I can't find it anymore. Where did it ...
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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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319 views

Get Site Icon or Icon Url

Is there a way to get the icon or the IconUrl of the site so I can put it in my app like the DisplayName?
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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 ...
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1answer
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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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API Suggestion: suppress http error code when jsonp is specified

Conclusion: fast response by Kevin enables the JSONP functionality of the API to assume it's rightful description of awesome. http://soapi.info/Code/JS/Stable/ErrorTest.htm The JSONP functionality ...
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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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2answers
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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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Don't include answers in question lists by default

Right now, question list API queries (such as /questions, /questions/unanswered, /user/{id}/questions and so on) also return at most 30 answers (apparently) for each question. While this might be ...
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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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Add optional parameter to get only paging information?

On methods that support total/page/pagesize add an optional parameter to get just those fields when making a request. (pageInfo=true). I am thinking specifically in apps that have real-time like ...
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Are we going to get a Protected Date field in Question responses?

Now that questions can be marked protected, will this info be available via the API?
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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: ...
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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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Add moderator-only flag to tags API?

Currently there is no way to distinguish between normal and moderator only tags.
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1answer
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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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Retrieving a post with a specific ID

According to this question (and its answer), questions and answers are using the same index to determine their ID. In other words: Question with ID #1 Answer with ID #2 Answer with ID #3 Answer ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...