Hi,

That was silly of me. I only looked at the field descriptions.

Thanks!

Robert

On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 11:50 PM, Hongbin Lu <hongbin...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Robert.
> The document is already there. Please
> check http://www.reviewboard.org/docs/manual/dev/webapi/2.0/resources/user/ under
> "Description".
> Hongbin
>
> On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 12:44 AM, Robert Munteanu <robert.munte...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Christian,
>>
>> I understand the reason behind this and I don't have a strong
>> preference either way. Perhaps the best solution would be to document
>> this feature in the RB API guide? That was my first step, before
>> mailing the group.
>>
>> Robert
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 9:24 PM, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi Robert,
>> >
>> > I think the idea was that by hiding the fields themselves, it indicates
>> > we
>> > can't send that data, rather than them just being empty bits of data.
>> > Being
>> > explicit about needing to check that could be considered a good thing.
>> > On
>> > the other hand, it does break backward-compatibility.
>> >
>> > Christian
>> >
>> >
>> > On Friday, September 2, 2011, Robert Munteanu
>> > <robert.munte...@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Thanks for the reply, I now understand the root cause. As for my
>> >> point, it was that the actual JSON and XML field declarations should
>> >> still appear, i.e. instead of something like
>> >>
>> >> <user>
>> >>  <id>1</id>
>> >>  <username>bla</username>
>> >> </user>
>> >>
>> >> there should be
>> >>
>> >> <user>
>> >>  <id>1</id>
>> >>  <username>bla</username>
>> >>  <email/>
>> >> </user>
>> >>
>> >> This would make sense from a consistency point of view and avoid
>> >> making special cases in code, for both JSON and XML parsers.
>> >>
>> >> Robert
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 4:53 PM, Hongbin Lu <hongbin...@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>> Hi Robert.
>> >>> I believe this is the private profile feature which was added in 1.6
>> >>> RC1.
>> >>> http://code.google.com/p/reviewboard/issues/detail?id=2127
>> >>> In general, user profiles are private by default so that email,
>> >>> first_name
>> >>> and last_name won't show up. Maybe you can upgrade your account to
>> >>> site
>> >>> admin if you can. Those fields should always show to site admin.
>> >>> Hongbin
>> >>>
>> >>> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 2:41 AM, Robert Munteanu
>> >>> <robert.munte...@gmail.com>
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Hi,
>> >>>>
>> >>>> I am not sure whether this is a bug or not, but here goes:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> The API does not return the {first_name, last_name, email} fields for
>> >>>> some
>> >>>> users ( 3 out of 8135 on reviews.review-board.org ) . I assume that
>> >>>> this
>> >>>> is
>> >>>> some sort of privacy setting, but I think it would be best for the
>> >>>> fields to
>> >>>> be returned but empty, as it makes consistent parsing easier.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> This happens for both the JSON and the XML formats.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> One such example is
>> >>>>
>> >>>> http://reviews.reviewboard.org/api/users/mbait/
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Let me know if I should open a bug report or if this is expected .
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Robert
>> >>>>
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>> >>
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