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 referring to the X-RateLimit-whatever-its-called header.)

Update: it's not the limit (10000) that's getting reset, it's the number of requests remaining. It starts at 9999 and every few requests, it resets to 9999.


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Remember, that the API limit is per-IP and per-site. For you, the important part is per-site.

So, SO gets 10,000 requests a day, SF gets 10,000 requests a day, etc. etc. This can make your about kind of... confusing, as its showing the last requests headers.

  • Sorry, I'll update the question. Jul 17, 2010 at 18:28
  • There, I updated it. Jul 17, 2010 at 19:19
  • @George - replicated, looking into it. Jul 17, 2010 at 19:29
  • @Kevin: Ah. Thank you. Looks like some code adjustment is required now... Jul 17, 2010 at 21:35
  • So was this problem on my end exclusively then? Jul 17, 2010 at 21:36
  • @George - no, there was a subtle bug on ours as well. Jul 18, 2010 at 6:44

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