Calling /users method with id parameter returns a list of users and not the user expected. http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users?id=23234

Could be a documentation "bug" on help page:

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id has been removed from the documentation for this method.


I'm pretty sure that's not how you are supposed to call the users endpoint. Try this:


You can do this with a vectorized string like so:


You aren't supposed to pass id in as a url parameter. It is actually part of the url.

Your call is being interpreted as:


  • Nope, i would like to call this method api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=users with id valorized and it's not working Commented Jun 7, 2010 at 22:48
  • @system, I'd have to guess that is a documentation bug. Otherwise, how is what you are looking at different from the one I pointed out?
    – jjnguy
    Commented Jun 7, 2010 at 22:51
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    @systempuntoout: To do a vectorized list of users like this: /users/23234;241462. Though you're right, according to the documentation id=23234;241462 should work as well.
    – codeka
    Commented Jun 7, 2010 at 22:53
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    i was writing about a documentation bug too :). Commented Jun 7, 2010 at 22:54
  • @codeka@JJnguy yes, your suggestions are right, i knew that way. Commented Jun 7, 2010 at 22:55

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