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Authorization bearer token not documented

Using the registry rest API to get information about private packages requires jumping through hoops. No library that I found currently supports this, and the Authorization header for doing authenticated API calls with bearer token is not documented at all as far as I can tell.

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Hi there, thanks for sharing this info. We’re planning to start a large project to collect and document all our APIs in one place, and we’ll make sure info on private packages is included, but, for now, I’m glad that you’ve found a workaround.

Thanks so much.