[OSM-dev] Returning email address when authenticated by OSM API?

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Sun Mar 2 18:17:44 GMT 2008

In message <01db01c87c90$3605be20$0b01a8c0 at TRAVELMATE>
          "Lambertus" <osm at na1400.info> wrote:

> The API used to return the users email address when they are authenticated
> by the OSM API. The email address is used by the forum to let users send
> private email to the administrator or each other. Unfortunately this isn't
> possible since the API does not return the email address anymore.

I don't believe it has ever done that.

> I have no idea when this behaviour changed, but forum-wise this is an
> unwanted change. Can someone shine a light on this?

I have just checked the code and nothing at all has changed. It does
not return the email address and (as far as I can see) never has.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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