Joel
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Feature Request to Include Gravatar URL for Users API
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The gravatar url can be calculated from the email hash. string gravatarUrl = "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/" + emailHash + "?d=identicon&r=PG"; More gravatar info.

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Is there a way to discover what versions are available?
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Currently there is only one version alive at a time (0.8). While in beta, I'm guessing this will be the norm. Once out of beta, there will probably be an upgrade period for minor versions ("1.1 is ...

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The API Key does not work
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Did you make any requests earlier today without a key? The API only checks your key and sets a limit on the first request. A single IP address can only make a limited number of requests per day ...

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Can we not limit requests based on the first one?
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Completely agree. It seems this could be implemented as a simple check for the key: if (keyispresent && keyisvalid && currentlimit < keylimit) currentlimit = keylimit; I don'...

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Verifying and linking SE users from external sites.
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v2 is supposed to support user authentication. There are no plans to support that in v1 (the team has said). For now, you'll need to do your own user verification: User enters his ID, You provide a ...

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How to use the stackapps API from JavaScript with XMLHttpRequest or XDomainRequest?
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JSONP support was recently added to the API ( See this question ). The name of the parameter to trigger padding is jsonp: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/tags?jsonp=blah

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What are the min and max parameters?
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It may be useful to review the test cases in the sample app. public void VotesMinMax() { // min=2, max=4 var coms = ApiProxy.GetUserCommentsByVotesWithRange(1, 1, 50, 2, 4); Assert.IsTrue(...

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/users/{id} and /users/{id}/timeline - filter parameter?
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Confirmed. Looks like a bug. Example: Username: Joel Potter http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users/65611?filter=blahblah

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API key limit increase support
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It strikes me this might be a possible revenue stream for the team. (Don't everyone downvote at once.)

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