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I'm wondering if there is a simple way of using the API to find users given their e-mail address. So far, I've found the following:
asked Jan 31, 2012 at 23:04
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This is not supported, intentionally. Email addresses are private information, only exposed to employees and moderators of Stack Exchange.
If you want to identify a user using your application, you should use the authentication flow.
answered Feb 1, 2012 at 0:56
Kevin MontroseKevin Montrose
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