Mini, normal, and bigger are work but what about original?

Abraham

On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 13:37, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote:

> http://api.twitter.com/1/users/profile_image/raffi?size=bigger
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> we will document this endpoint this week.
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> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 1:34 PM, WBC <wooden.brain.conce...@gmail.com>wrote:
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>> Thanks Raffi... I knew there had to be something more simple!  Is
>> there a way to get the bigger image?  I can parse the HTML and just
>> replace _normal with _bigger of course... Anyway, cheers.
>>
>> On Apr 18, 8:50 am, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote:
>> > e.g.http://api.twitter.com/1/users/profile_image/raffi
>> >
>> > On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 9:41 PM, WBC <wooden.brain.conce...@gmail.com
>> >wrote:
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>> > > Hello all, please forgive a newbie here.
>> >
>> > > I would like to accomplish one simple task as described in the
>> > > title:   get the URL of a user profile picture by user name, in the
>> > > context of a Mac application.  At this time (and in the foreseeable
>> > > future) I have no interest in doing more with the API(s).
>> >
>> > > I do not want to ask users to authenticate with their own accounts for
>> > > this simple purpose, and I don't want to run into an application-based
>> > > rate-limit for my distributed, desktop application.   I do plan to
>> > > cache and honestly I can't imagine more than 50 calls a WEEK per IP
>> > > for this purpose.
>> >
>> > > I assume based on this from the FAQ:
>> >
>> > > "The REST API does account- and IP-based rate limiting. Authenticated
>> > > API calls are charged to the authenticating user's limit while
>> > > unauthenticated API calls are deducted from the calling IP address'
>> > > allotment."
>> >
>> > > ... that the user's IP is the one "deducted" if unauthenticated, which
>> > > is perfectly fine.
>> >
>> > > But the search API requires authentication:
>> >
>> > >http://api.twitter.com/1/users/search.xml?q=username
>> >
>> > > I've spent quite a lot of time trying to figure this out already, so a
>> > > simple "yes, you can do it and here's the URL" would be very kind.  (I
>> > > can easily accomplish what I want just by parsing some HTML... but I
>> > > thought I'd try to be legit about it ;-)
>> >
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>> > Raffi Krikorian
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> Raffi Krikorian
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