Another request for guessable profile images

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Nick Bradbury

Dec 29, 2008, 11:50:30 AM12/29/08
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I'm working on improving how FeedDemon displays Twitter status feeds
(see ), and I'd like to
show a user's profile image next to their tweet. I see that this is
available in the Atom version of the status feed but not the RSS

I thought I could simply determine the profile image URL from the
username, but apparently not - so I'll cast another vote for guessable
profile images.

I realize I could get the image by using the REST API to retrieve the
user's timeline, but that seems like a lot of extra work (both for me
and your servers) just to get the user's image.


Alex Payne

Dec 29, 2008, 12:38:39 PM12/29/08
We'll be making this change eventually.

Alex Payne - API Lead, Twitter, Inc.

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