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user 'about_me' field suggested_buffer_size is too small

the suggested_buffer_size of user.about_me is currently 3000. it is apparent that this is the server-side field length. the problem is that the text is stored server-side in markdown but when served ...
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Why is there no /answers route?

As I was answering this question, http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/66403/find-answers-with-max-upvotes, I found myself wondering, quite late in the game, why there is not an /answers route that ...
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update crossdomain.xml on stackauth.com and api endpoints to work with current Flash

I am implementing a javascript client that uses the Flash based XHR replacement Flensed in the interest of providing more robust api communication than that provided by JSONP. Apparently the current ...
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What happened to nothingtoinstall.com?

This is weird: { "name": "Web Applications", "logo_url": "http://sstatic.net/webapps/img/logo.png", "api_endpoint": "http://api.webapps.stackexchange.com", "site_url": ...
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api.stackoverflow.com down?

I am currently getting errors when trying to access the stack overflow api. I have tried others (superuser and serverfault) and they seem to work. Is this by design or did the api unintentionally go ...
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Detecting StackExchanges with non-standard “plugins” (e.g. MathJax)

Some recent StackExchanges are starting to include site specific 3rd party JavaScripts - for example, cstheory.stackexchange.com (and math.stackexchange.com) both use what I think is MathJax to render ...
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Stacktacular: Stack Exchange client for WebOS

Screenshots About Stacktacular is a Stack Exchange client for WebOS. I created it mainly to scratch my own itch: viewing Stack Overflow using the phone browser was a bit painful, and no one had ...
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Dice Stack - Find a random question

DiceStack Screenshot About Fetches a random question from a StackExchange site of your choice. License Free-to-use webapp. Source not available. Features Ability to filter by tags, score ...
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site status: Closed_beta

Will stackauth ever show a site as closed_beta? Is there much point if it's closed?
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Filter timeline by event type

Would it be possible to add the ability to filter a user's timeline by event? For example, only return revision events?
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Icons of beta sites

Icons of beta sites are different form the icons given in the http://stackauth.com/1.0/sites . As example: Original icon of the English Language and Usage is where http://stackauth.com/1.0/sites ...
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Please add tags to answers

When querying any API method which returns answers (/users/ids/answers, /answers/ids, etc.) the result does not include the tag information for the related question. The API does not support ...
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more styling info on stackauth

Each site has it's own colour, like Stackoverflow has orange, SuperUser has blue and Serverfault has red, not entirely sure StackApps (dark orange?). Would it be possible to provide these colours in ...
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stackapps favicon inconsistent rendering

A lot of us are using the favicon in our apps as it is a quite convenient size. It seems that IE does not like the stackapps favicon palette and renders the background black. While I do cache the ...
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Delay from editing question to seeing the edit in API

Sure a delay of about a minute is not much, but when you consider that if you post a question the API sees it immediately, and often something using the API is ahead of the stackoverflow site, then it ...
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Rather than remove site from /sites set status close, at least temporarily

I noticed today, due to some exceptions, that sites that do not perform in beta can be closed and thus removed from /sites. If you persist data, you will need to check your data every time you pull ...
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How to access the text of the page returned using curl?

This is what curl http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/users/113124/favorites returns ...
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How can I see the next page of favorites using the SO API?

http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/users/113124/favorites only shows me 30 favourites. How can I see the rest?
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Stack2RSS - A JSON to RSS Conversion Service [Now Fully Open Source!]

New Location The site has moved here: http://stack2rss.quickmediasolutions.com/   Stack2RSS About Stack2RSS is a small service that when given an API query, generates ...
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Implement Simple Update Protocol (SUP) endpoint

http://code.google.com/p/simpleupdateprotocol/ The basic concept is that instead of polling individual API calls for changes, you make a single call to a 'SUP endpoint' which indicates any changes ...
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Stack Exchange Notifier Chrome Extension

About Stack Exchange Notifier is a handy extension for Google Chrome browser that displays your current reputation, badges on Stack Exchange sites and notifies you on reputation's changes. You ...
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question.migrated.to_site null

http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions/322108?sort=activity&order=desc { "total": 1, "page": 1, "pagesize": 30, "questions": [ { "tags": [ "discussion", ...
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1answer
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SOAPI data fails on WP7

Im trying to simply get all of the recent questions using Windows Phone 7. But I keep getting an ObjectDisposedException My Code is not complicated: public void BeginGetAllRecentQuestions() { ...
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Silverlight download JSON from API fails

I cant seem to download the JSON for the questions on SO, I cant get the HTML and JSON from other addresses, but the SO API always returns jibberish. Here is my code: public void ...
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How to calculate rank; local to site and globally?

With the available data points, how would you rank users, both on a site basis as well as globally? Right now I am simply sorting on reputation desc, creation_date, user_id, display_name. This ...
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Empty results for associated queries

Queries such as this http://stackauth.com/1.0/users/f5388585-c0b9-417f-99c5-f1a58fda3e83/associated have started giving empty results { "associated_users": [] } Expected results: SiteUrl ...
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Are there any hi-res versions of SO logo that we can use in our apps?

I'd really like either multiple sizes (from icon up) or hi-res or best of all a vector version. I want my app to look as good as possible and I'm sure SO would want to be well represented.
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SOREP V2: Ranked Flair Take 2

SOREP V2: Ranked and aggregated flair About SOREP V2 is a flair service that is built upon the StackUser platform that provides ranked flair, both in standard layout and themes as well as custom ...
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StackUsers.com - everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask. (about an SE user. almost.)

About http://stackusers.com All Stack Exchange users at your fingertips. The core of this application is a robust data acquisition and maintenance platform based on Soapi.CS that reliably and ...
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Provide a unique ID for each site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: please add a key fields to stackauth results Would it be possible to return an Id for each site in this method that won't change and so can be used in URIs? It would be ...
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Sorting comments by votes doesn't return 0 score comments

I have a query: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/users/16822/comments?sort=votes This doesn't return comments with no votes, setting min to 0 doesn't work. This query includes them all, but isn't ...
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StackFlair - Generate flair for your Stack Exchange associated accounts (please switch to stackflair.com)

Sample flair styles: About There have been several requests on Meta Stack Overflow for a way to get a combined flair similar to what is shown on Area 51. I took a "I want it, ...
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Do we have a C++ wrapper library for SO API?

I wanted to develop a SO app, and I have no prior web programming experience. I know C, C++ and a bit of Perl. Is there an wrapper for the API in one of these languages? If not, what do you ...
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SO2PDF - Export questions and Answers to PDF

Screenshot About so2pdf lets you convert Questions and Its Answers to PDF files.It uses FLEX for the Front End which calls a .net web service which uses wkhtmltopdf to generate PDF files. ...
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/search method, returning the body of the questions

Probably this is a documentation fault. For the search method, the parameter list doesn't say anything about an optional body, but looking at the Returns description shows: "body": { ...
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Posting questions and answers via API

I am new to StackApps. I have created an account and I have got an API key. Now my question is, how can I access user accounts? I'm interested in posted questions and answers. Is there a way to post ...
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1answer
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Error Code when API Key Limit exceeds

What will the error code be generated when API Key Limit exceeds? I need that because I have to handle this error in my application.
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How to protect API Keys?

    I want to develop an Open Source Project with Stack Exchange API. So I have to publish the API key there. But a single IP address can only make a certain number of API requests ...
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iStack for iPad

iStack iPad currently isn't available on the appstore, it's in development as is getting towards the end of the first version. I'm now starting to look for beta testers, you will need an iPad ...
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geek score calculator - SO + Github on Rail

I am learning Rails and this is my first application built on Rails 2.3.8. http://g33k.heroku.com License: Free to use Code: http://github.com/utkarsh2012/g33k-score-calculator Platform: Hosted ...
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How do I find a user based upon email hash?

I'm looking for specific guidance on how to locate a user on SO by email address. I'll use this information to work with the API and determine how many points they have on the site.
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1answer
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Central Login place

The Issue Currently, tracking yourself in an application is not that user friendly, you have to search for your username. Usernames are not unique, there are many Jonathan's for example When an ...
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StackAuth feature requests

Would it be possible to have a hash of a sites icon so that you only have to download when it's changed. Or is this already implemented with HTTP cache or something like that (if it is could someone ...
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Can the API return info re “new replies” icon?

I would like to be able to query the status of the "new mail" icon that shows whether there is new comments or favorites activity. Is this possible?
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1answer
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Area51 does not show up in the associated accounts query

Is this on purpose and if yes why?
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Stack Exchange gadget for Gmail and iGoogle

About This handy gadget can be added to iGoogle or left-hand nav panel of any Gmail account. It displays your current reputation on selected StackExchange sites and notifies you of reputation ...
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2answers
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Will Stack Exchange hot questions be provided by the API?

I would like to add an "hot questions" section to StackPrinter that will list the hottest StackExchange questions provided here. I'm going to fetch those questions using the site's RSS adding details ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange icon available?

StackAuth /sites route provides all the site's icons except for the one of the Stack Exchange master site. Could you please provide it in some way (a static SVG would be good)?
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What exactly is the 'user' on a post_timeline?

What exactly is the 'user' on a post_timeline? I am assuming that it is the user responsible for the action, if not the user, but I cannot be sure as the JSON structure used to document the results ...
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new throttle does not differentiate between api requests and requests made from viewing the site

Update: I am unable to reproduce the case of interactive browsing affecting app quota. And will concede that the failures that prompted this post were likely far edge cases. The remaining issue of a ...

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