The problem with email_hash seems to be fixed, but now display_name is not getting returned in some cases.

For example: This Super User /users/{id} query returns a display_name, but the corresponding part of the SAuth /users/{id}/associated query does not (some of the other sites do have it).

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This is because the user hasn't specified a username on those sites yet. The name you see on SuperUser, for example, is somehow derived from his/her OpenID.

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    and @Kevin: I need to fix my code to handle that. The user must have removed his username. It worked yesterday. Why does the Super User /users/{id} query for this user have a display_name field that's not carried into /users/{id}/associated? In other words, why is it in one place but not the other? Jul 27, 2010 at 23:19

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