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Ignore unknown paramaters

the api should simply ignore any parameter it doesn't understand instead of throwing an error. For example jquery will append _=randomNumber to prevent caching of jsonp by the browser. This feature breaks that.

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Ignore unknown paramaters

the api should simply ignore any parameter it doesn't understand instead of throwing an error. For example jquery will append _=randomNumber to prevent caching of jsonp by the browser. This feature breaks that.

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JSONP Callback

The jsonp callback should be 'callback' not 'jsonp' there is no reason you can't have both, but almost every single site that uses jsonp uses callback as the parameter, using something weird prevents people from easily making apps.

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JSONP Callback

The jsonp callback should be 'callback' not 'jsonp' there is no reason you can't have both, but almost every single site that uses jsonp uses callback as the parameter, using something weird prevents people from easily making apps.

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JQuery/Ajax library

Earlier I mentioned the idea for a library that would take care of filling DOM elements with data. Yesterday I created a github repository for this and committed the beginnings of such a library. To see this library in action I created a couple of examples: http://pad.human.cornell.edu/Unlisted/ACS5API/Example.html This is a table with on the left an explanation of how the right cell is defined. http://pad.human.cornell.edu/Unlisted/ACS5API/Example1.html ...more »

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Earlier I mentioned the idea for a library that would take care of filling DOM elements with data. Yesterday I created a github repository for this and committed the beginnings of such a library. To see this library in action I created a couple of examples: http://pad.human.cornell.edu/Unlisted/ACS5API/Example.html This is a table with on the left an explanation of how the right cell is defined. http://pad.human.cornell.edu/Unlisted/ACS5API/Example1.html ...more »

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