Yeah, this is a sticky one. I have a branch to fix some of the issues around this, but getting it right may take some doing.
---Mark http://twitter.com/mccv On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 8:28 PM, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote: > There are two related issues: > http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1183 > http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1211 > Abraham > > On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 14:03, James Wheare <ja...@wheare.org> wrote: >> >> In results from statuses/show.json, the user data returned sometimes >> contains a 'profile_background_image_url' for users that have chosen >> to turn off the background image on their profile. >> >> I've made an app that attempts to mimic the user's profile design as >> closely as possible and this is causing acute ugliness in some cases. >> e.g. >> >> >> http://www.exquisitetweets.com/tweets?ids=10795543407.10795729981.10796641044.10797050988.10797098108.10796710716.10797057786.10797742374 >> >> You'll notice that tweets from the user russss show the default >> theme's cloudy background, while on his profile the background image >> is hidden: http://twitter.com/russss >> >> It would be great if the API could either return an empty >> profile_background_image_url field in this case or provide an extra >> profile_background_image_hidden boolean field to indicate whether >> they've chosen to hide the image in their design settings. >> >> Thanks. >> - James >> >> >> -- >> Subscription settings: >> http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/subscribe?hl=en > > > > -- > Abraham Williams | Developer for hire | http://abrah.am > @abraham | http://projects.abrah.am | http://blog.abrah.am > This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private. >