Is there an easy way to tell if an answer is from the question poster?

I'm working on Blaze, and I'm grabbing answers from the /answers method. I'd like to indicate if the answer is from the question author.

I can't find a field on the answer to easily tell if it's from the asker. It seems to require multiple API calls. What's the cheapest way to do this?

Please add an is_self_answer field to the answer object.

  • Until the feature request goes through, you will have to also query the /questions/{ids} path to determine if the Q & A are posted by the same user. Commented Apr 12, 2014 at 20:46


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