Type revision

Discussion

This type represents that state of a Post at some point in its history.

Note that under some circumstances multiple edits can result in only a single revision.

Fields

body
string
unchanged in unsafe filters
may be absent

comment
string

creation_date

is_rollback
boolean

last_body
string
unchanged in unsafe filters
may be absent

last_tags
an array of strings
may be absent

last_title
string
may be absent

post_id
integer, refers to a post

post_type
one of question, or answer

revision_guid
string

revision_number
integer

revision_type
one of single_user, or vote_based

set_community_wiki
boolean

tags
an array of strings
may be absent

title
string
may be absent

Fields marked with are included in the default filter, those marked with are excluded in the default filter.

Examples

Question Revision

{"last_tags":["c#"],"tags":["c#","windows"],"user":{"reputation":9001,"user_id":1,"user_type":"registered","accept_rate":55,"profile_image":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a007be5a61f6aa8f3e85ae2fc18dd66e?d=identicon&r=PG","display_name":"Example User","link":"http://example.stackexchange.com/users/1/example-user"},"set_community_wiki":false,"is_rollback":false,"creation_date":1398073852,"post_id":1,"post_type":"question","revision_type":"single_user","revision_number":2,"title":"Question Title","body":"body as of this revision","last_title":"Old Title","last_body":"preceding body","comment":"revision comment","revision_guid":"BD1560DC-B5AE-4396-A262-8A5A9F73D392"}

Answer Revision

{"user":{"reputation":9001,"user_id":1,"user_type":"registered","accept_rate":55,"profile_image":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a007be5a61f6aa8f3e85ae2fc18dd66e?d=identicon&r=PG","display_name":"Example User","link":"http://example.stackexchange.com/users/1/example-user"},"set_community_wiki":false,"is_rollback":false,"creation_date":1398073852,"post_id":1,"post_type":"answer","revision_type":"single_user","revision_number":2,"body":"body as of this revision","last_body":"preceding body","comment":"revision comment","revision_guid":"BD1560DC-B5AE-4396-A262-8A5A9F73D392"}

Initial Question Revision

{"user":{"reputation":9001,"user_id":1,"user_type":"registered","accept_rate":55,"profile_image":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a007be5a61f6aa8f3e85ae2fc18dd66e?d=identicon&r=PG","display_name":"Example User","link":"http://example.stackexchange.com/users/1/example-user"},"set_community_wiki":false,"is_rollback":false,"creation_date":1398073852,"post_id":1,"post_type":"question","revision_type":"single_user","revision_number":1,"title":"Question Title","body":"body as of this revision","comment":"revision comment","revision_guid":"BD1560DC-B5AE-4396-A262-8A5A9F73D392"}

Question Closed

{"user":{"reputation":9001,"user_id":1,"user_type":"registered","accept_rate":55,"profile_image":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a007be5a61f6aa8f3e85ae2fc18dd66e?d=identicon&r=PG","display_name":"Example User","link":"http://example.stackexchange.com/users/1/example-user"},"set_community_wiki":false,"is_rollback":false,"creation_date":1398073852,"post_id":1,"post_type":"question","revision_type":"vote_based","revision_number":0,"comment":"Post Closed as \"not a real question\" by Example User","revision_guid":"BD1560DC-B5AE-4396-A262-8A5A9F73D392"}

Methods That Return This Type