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I'd really like a full blown android-client for Stack Exchange, and I don't mind making one myself, however there are a lack of APIs available for adding, editing, voting and such, and checking if the currently logged in user has permission to add/edit/vote. All in all there is a lack of API where a user can log in at all, which I find kind of frustrating, so I was just wondering (and I'm not even sure I'm asking at the right place) if there is any work in progress to create a more full-blown API for the Stack Exchange sites.

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The API is currently read-only. But rest assured you are not the only person pushing for a full API.

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Yeah, I've seen, I was just wondering if there was any non-readonly api in the works or not. – Alxandr Jan 31 '11 at 0:03
@Alxandr: You and the rest of SO... – John Jan 31 '11 at 0:46
lol, that so, so don't devs like hang out around here and chill, answering these kinds of questions? :-P – Alxandr Jan 31 '11 at 0:48
@Alxandr yep. The SO team are: from which you should be able to find SO/Meta profiles. Jeff Atwood is the top user by rep of MSO and he's the CTO, so yes, they do. – user142852 Jan 31 '11 at 1:16
@Alxandr: They typically do but don't count on it. If you're lucky, you might get an official response in a day or two. The Dev team is really small compared to the user base so it takes a lot longer to get a response when only the SO team can answer. – John Jan 31 '11 at 1:27

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