The bug is not in the API itself, but in the pages documenting its methods. To reproduce, follow the link http://api.stackexchange.com/docs/info#filter=default&site=math and observe that the page shown pertains not to Mathematics site but to Mathematics Educators.

The above link was generated with the Link tool after selecting Mathematics as the site.


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The console JS was doing fuzzy matching on ?site; but that's not really correct, as you demonstrated.

With the latest deploy it does an exact match if possible.

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