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Include avatars for returned contacts #15

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@sailing
sailing commented Aug 9, 2012

I wrote two ways to retrieve avatars: the avatar URL as supplied by Google Contacts API, or the avatar itself.

In my case I opted to use the avatar url (which requires authentication), and so I send the access token along with the list of contacts.

Feel free to improve as you see fit. Cheers!

@Diego81
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Diego81 commented Sep 9, 2012

Hi Galen,
Thanks for the pull request and sorry for the late reply.
I think I will opt for the first method, so including the url in the response object. I will therefore remove the commented code that fetches the image itself.
Quick question: why do you place access_token in the result object? If I choose to only include the url, can I just ignore access_token and token_type and not pass them as parameters in the parse_contacts method at all?

Diego

@Diego81
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Diego81 commented May 17, 2013

The latest version of OmniContacts support this feature. You can get the user's avatar url by accessing the profile_picture key for that specific contact.

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