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Quota remaining is negative

I think I must be doing something very stupid, that I just can't see I just registered an app, in the last ~10 minutes. I have just been going to the /info route, no authentication or anything else. ...
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2.0 tags API returns only created tags

Searching for tags, using the inname parameter AND a date range returns only the tags that were created in that period, not the tags that were used in that period. When searching by inname only, or ...
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What is the "inname" parameter to the /tags 2.0 API?

I'm just playing with the new 2.0 API and in /tags there is a field inname that I can't find any description or documentation for. What does it do? Is it like the old filter parameter on the old API? ...
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Removing/disallowing app does nothing

I have just deleted/disallowed, the console app and the app I'm currently writing. For the console the access token I was using before deleting the app carried on working, and when I got a new token, ...
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OBSOLETE - revisions/{id} is returning an error for locked posts

The API is returning the following error message when I request the revision history for locked posts. Example URL: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/revisions/194812 { "error": { "code": 500, ...
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Runtime error getting thrown with certain parameters on older 1.1 methods

This v1.1 URL is creating a runtime error: http://api.stackapps.com/1.1/comments&min=1323731212 Example output:
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Secure OAuth pages contain insecure content.

I noticed that some of the OAuth pages use insecure content (http:// content on an https:// page): I'm not sure how easy this is to fix but it could potentially scare off some users who don't ...
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Certain users aren't showing up in /users when filter is applied

NB: The filter parameter in v1.x of the API had a different meaning to the filter parameter in v2.0 Consider the following query: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users?filter=jon%20skeet This ...
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Documentation has broken link (JSONP)

On Wikipedia, JSONP now has its own article, instead of being part of the JSON article. The documentation links JSONP to Wikpedia:JSON#JSONP. It should link to Wikipedia:JSONP.
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/comments?fromdate is broken?

The following url should return 0 comments: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/comments?fromdate=9999999999 Instead it returns all comments, not actually filtering by fromdate at all. It happens on ...
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/stats is broken on OnStartups

The following URL is returning an object that is missing some data: http://api.onstartups.stackexchange.com/1.1/stats The entire site object is missing from the returned data. Other sites, such as ...
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The /users/{id}/timeline route is reporting incorrect totals

It seems that the /users/{id}/timeline route is returning an incorrect total. For example, the following URL is reporting a total of 1607 items: http://api.stackapps.com/1.1/users/7789/timeline ......
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Sort ranges on /questions/unanswered is broken

The following API request should return all unanswered questions with a score of at least 30: http://api.stackapps.com/1.1/questions/unanswered?sort=votes&min=30 However, the response consists ...
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questions/{id} API not working as intended for vectorized id

Show Console > Try it > Call Method button on questions/{id} API page is not working properly for vectorized id ie. when I am passing 7282205 it is working fine, but when I am passing- 7282205; ...
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What happened to the unique users count?

When visiting https://stackapps.com/apps, I used to be able to see how many unique users were using my application - but now all I see is zeroes for all of the apps. Were the numbers reset or is this ...
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Wrong API response?

Well, if you look here, you'll see i have "down_vote_count": 94, But if you look here on my Stackoverflow profile, you see that my down vote count is 64. For those who would ask if I'm sure ...
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Incorrect Wordpress and Electronics icons

Currently Meta Icon Currently Main Icon With all the other sites (except electronics, which has the same icon for both), Meta has the B&W or sepia icon, while the main site's icon is coloured. ...
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stack applet not getting sign in

I am facing problem during running of Stack Applet. How can I sign in? Moreover when I click on presences it comes up with localhost error . Here is the picture As it can be seen, the Applet is ...
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How do you retrieve list of users sorted by reputation?

I am failing in my attempt to retrieve results sorted by reputation. For example, the following query sorts the results by ID. Is there an error in the URI? http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users/...
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Error occurs when retrieving timeline for this question

Here is the question: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/51812/the-api-sandbox Here is the API URL: http://api.meta.stackoverflow.com/1.1/questions/51812/timeline?pagesize=100?page=2 Here is ...
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API does not return stackoverflow user_id?

When I visit http://stackauth.com/1.1/users/aa1073f7-7e3b-4d4d-ace5-f2fca853f998/associated it returns my user_id on many stackexchange sites, but not stackoverflow itself! I'm sure this is by ...
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/questions/{id}/linked is failing for this question on ServerFault.

This route is reporting an error: http://api.serverfault.com/1.1/questions/45734/linked Incidentally, I discovered this error thanks to my handy tool StackStatus, which runs a status check on the ...
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API usage "Try It" form for linked questions queries meta.tex.stackexchange instead of Stackoverflow

I was wondering why the form at http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/usage/methods/linked-questions did not return the questions I was expecting. Then I noticed that it is calling http://api.meta.tex....
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nottagged only works when tagged is set (/search)

On the /search route, the nottagged parameter doesn't work properly (at least it isn't specially documented to only work at certain times) For example: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/search?pagesize=...
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Meta Stack Overflow API Try-It form sends request to Stack Overflow API instead of Meta API

Meta Stack Overflow API Try-It form sends request to Stack Overflow API instead of Meta API
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Reputation query doesn't match that on SO

This morning, at 2011-04-06 00:22:38Z, I received a question upvote for this question. That shows up as giving me 5 reputation when looking at the Stack Overflow reputation page. However, when I use ...
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Reputation losses aren't reflected in the API

This includes reputation recalculations (e.g., the latest) and (speculative) when people take upvote back. First case you can see on standard stackauth/users query: it displays meta reputation before ...
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Method /users/{id}/top-answer-tags is returning wrong results

I'm trying the following request: (555004 happens to be my user id) http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users/555004/top-answer-tags and I'm a bit confused by the result: { top_tags: [ { ...
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sorting ascending vs descending

I don't understand the difference between ascending and descending? Surely ascending means the most active/recent/popular/A first, and descending means the least active/recent/popular/Z first? But it ...
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StackAuth 1.1 API reports a site without a site_name

Calling the StackAuth 1.1 API associated method for a particular user returns one site with no site_name property (the one for which the user_id is 349). I cannot find a matching account in ...
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Mismatch between user_id as reported in StackAuth 1.1 (invalid) and 1.0 (valid)

For the association id 1de2e2b0-2fb6-4db6-b90d-d0244ed5d13a, the StackAuth 1.1 call returns an invalid user_id of 73203 for Server Fault whereas the StackAuth 1.0 call returns the correct user_id of ...
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Authorized requests: auth parameter seems broken

I'm having problem with authorized requests. Every requests with a valid auth token get: error: { code: 4009 message: "The 'auth' query parameter is not a valid auth token." } ...
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What has happened to the revision history of this answer?

This is rather odd. Consider this answer. The current content of the answer according to http://api.meta.stackoverflow.com/1.1/answers/81451?body=true is: ...<img src="http://i.stack.imgur.com/...
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"Special" required tag listings only show single required tag

When you're viewing questions tagged with one of app,script,library, you get the special formatting view with the thumbnail on the left. On pages where this view is displayed, only one of these tags ...
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API search page size limit mismatch

The 1.1 API help text for search says that the pagesize parameter can go up to 100. Indeed, passing a value up to 100 returns some results, while passing pagesize=101 yields an HTTP 400 status (Bad ...
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API console always queries Stack Overflow

On any Stack Exchange site (well, I tried Super User (trilogy), Unix (SE-2.0 launched) and SFF (SE-2.0 beta)), the console (“Show Console” button) in the 1.1 API queries http://api.stackoverflow.com/1....
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Comments in user timeline are returning Markdown

In users/{id}/timeline, the detail field for comment events is formatted with Markdown and not HTML. Is it normal? I saw in the question Comments are returning markdown that the API should return HTML ...
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The associated accounts are broken once again for this same user

As I reported before (and which was fixed) and again (which was also fixed), the associated accounts are broken once again for for Joel Coehoorn using this query. What's the deal?
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API ignores jsonp callback after initial request - erroneous caching?

This bug is still prevalent, appears to be cache related. Two identical requests return different data: first request respects jsonp query parameter, all subsequent requests ignore it until (I presume)...
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The /questions/{id}/linked method is returning extra questions

Consider the following question on ServerFault: https://serverfault.com/questions/45734/the-coolest-server-names Linked questions: Note that there's only two listed. However, querying: http://api....
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The 'total' field of /comments result is showing up as 0.

Running the following query: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/comments Yields: { "total": 0, "page": 1, "pagesize": 30, "comments": [ ... Notice that the total entry indicates there are ...
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The /top-answer-tags method is not working

I tried the new /top-answer-tags method on Ask Ubuntu, but it isn't working: URL: http://api.askubuntu.com/1.1/users/5/top-answer-tags Output: { "error": { "code": 500, "message": "A ...
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Why are StackAuth methods not returning rate-limit headers?

Visiting the page: http://stackauth.com/1.1/sites yields the following headers: Notably absent are the X-RateLimit-Max and X-RateLimit-Current headers that show up in API queries to the sites ...
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What happened to the /stats method?

I can't find the /stats method in the new usage documentation. A quick run of http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/stats reveals that the method is still there. However, it is not documented.
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fromdate is ignored for /posts/{id}/comments requests

The api docs: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/help/method?method=posts/{id}/comments The test request. You can see comment itself here, it's four months old, while cutoff date in request is less than ...
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Requesting favorite questions should report which users have favorited it

I can request the favorite questions of a user via the users/{id}/favorites endpoint. If I'm only requesting the favorites for one user, then I know that all of the returned questions are the ...
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Elections nominations posts not showing up in API

I know that it's probably unintended that the Primary voting scores were leaked by the API, but I think if you're going to remove it, then at least make it official, so I won't have to wonder if it's ...
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User's display name field omitted?

If a user doesn't have a username "set" for an account, then the display_name field is omitted. This is similar to a few other questions, but the only official answer says that "display_name should ...
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User's Comments: returning 500 error?

It looks like when I try to get the comments of a user that has "a huge number" of comments, I get a 500 error. Jon Skeet's comments, 500 error: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/users/22656/comments ...
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API 'search' method with 'min' parameter

If you search for questions posted on time 1296897085 or later (by specifying sort=creation and min=1296897085), it may still return questions posted before that date: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1....
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