[twitter-dev] Re: track syntax

2009-08-10 Thread Joel Strellner
Tom, Yes, that code works perfectly for me exactly as is. You might want to change the connect timeout from 10 to 30 seconds. How long are you waiting before calling it quits? It does take a few seconds for /track to start sending your results. -Joel On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 8:17 PM, Tom

[twitter-dev] Re: using oauth - difference between authorize and authenticate URLs?

2009-08-10 Thread Chris Babcock
I looked through the API, the online discussion, and wrote test code to check both the authorize and authenticate methods. I have not been able to find any difference between the two, apart from the request URL (and, perhaps, some differences in language between Twitter's authorize and

[twitter-dev] Twitter-to-pdf project released- for multi user incremental tweet archivals

2009-08-10 Thread hari sujathan
hi All, here is the link - https://sourceforge.net/projects/twitter-to-pdf/ This does following: 1. incremental archival of user tweets(3200 at a time- due to limitation set by twitter) into single/muliple HTMLs, Text and single PDF per user. 2. round robin(based on last user tweet retrieved

[twitter-dev] iPhone oauth

2009-08-10 Thread SaraZaidi
While trying to post tweets from my iPhone app. i can do it easily by basic authentication, but for oauth, i donot get any access token no matter what. My flow is like this Set the consumer key and secret Obtain request token Use this request token to obtain access token Obtain auth_req from

[twitter-dev] Re: using oauth - difference between authorize and authenticate URLs?

2009-08-10 Thread Abraham Williams
The difference between authenticate and authorize is that if the user is already logged into Twitter and previously approved your application when hitting the authenticate URL they will bounce directly back to your application without seeing the allow prompt or any page from Twitter. With

[twitter-dev] Re: Read/Write Access

2009-08-10 Thread Abraham Williams
I agree that this seems like a bug and added my thoughts to the issue report. Abraham 2009/8/9 Jeff Dairiki dair...@dairiki.org On Sun, Aug 09, 2009 at 03:50:44PM -0700, David Cramer wrote: So short story I've been changing our application from Read to Read/ Write access, and I cannot

[twitter-dev] My Twitter doesn't work still...

2009-08-10 Thread Mariusz
Great! But unfortunately my Twitter client doesn't work still. :( I can't log in.

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Jesse Stay
I just started getting timeouts again. (the verify_credentials issue I mentioned before never got fixed either) Jesse On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 1:54 AM, Vignesh vignesh.isqu...@gmail.com wrote: 25% of my requests are still getting timed out..is there any rate limit in place? On Aug 9, 9:11

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Jesse Stay
Sorry (it's early and I'm tired), not timeouts - it's only allowing 150 requests per hour again. Jesse On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 4:47 AM, Jesse Stay jesses...@gmail.com wrote: I just started getting timeouts again. (the verify_credentials issue I mentioned before never got fixed either) Jesse

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 10am PST

2009-08-10 Thread JV
I am using the search API, -- getting 409 conflict, once in a while. -- getting no json could be decoded sometimes, I guess thats coz of the HTML in response error. JV On Aug 9, 10:34 pm, Ryan Sarver rsar...@twitter.com wrote: I wanted to send an update to everyone who is monitoring this

[twitter-dev] Re: iPhone oauth

2009-08-10 Thread graceawalker
what is the error that you are recieving when requesting your access token? Are you sending the oauth_verifier parameter with that request which should come back when the user authorises the app to access their account. On Aug 10, 7:41 am, SaraZaidi zuks...@gmail.com wrote: While trying to post

[twitter-dev] Invalid / used nonce

2009-08-10 Thread graceawalker
I am calling and getting the whole way up to getting the access token just fine in my app (one im writing myself in c#), but when i try and call the update status URL im getting an 'Invalid/used nonce' error in my response data. Im not sure why this is, im calling the update method in the exact

[twitter-dev] Re: Quick poll: Can anyone do anything on twitter.com?

2009-08-10 Thread matsudolegend
i basically have the same problem with ff 3.5 but it was working a week or so ago. i have to logon via safari but i use firefox predominantly so its a bit of a pain. please tell me somebody is on it

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limit question (again/followup) 20k user or ip?

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
The API is currently counting down X-RateLimit-Remaining using the logic of 20k requests per hour per IP, not per user per IP. That makes sense and I believe it is how it should work. Dewald On Aug 10, 2:17 am, Bob Fishel b...@bobforthejob.com wrote: Since we have a lot of devs monitoring

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limits: 20k - 150 - known issue

2009-08-10 Thread Sultan Saadat
I think the twitter service is still down due to the DDOS attacks. Its not allowing to register new applications. I am trying to make my application work for the past 2 days now and without any success. Fails during authentication. Some issue with the oauth module. On Aug 10, 3:23 am, Eric

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limits: 20k - 150 - known issue

2009-08-10 Thread lorriane
i've been trying to post tweet from my client application, but it wont allow access. The access tokens are always returned null. Somewhere this morning, i read that Twitter no more allows registering new applications, maybe this has something to do with the DDoS. Whatever, my application is

[twitter-dev] twitter Apis not working

2009-08-10 Thread Sultan Saadat
i think the reprecussions of the DDOS attack on twitter are still prevailing. My application is still unable to access anything and i cannot register my new application. Some issue with api limit and the oauth module. The past 2 days have been frustrating for me. When will twitter fix all issues?

[twitter-dev] Re: iPhone oauth

2009-08-10 Thread lorriane
i just read somewhere this morning that twitter is temporarily blocking new applications from registering because of the DDoS issue. Maybe this is the reason you are not being granted accessToken. i was facing the same problem, but cant help it --cheers Lorriane ~* On Aug 10, 4:18 pm,

[twitter-dev] Re: iPhone oauth

2009-08-10 Thread SaraZaidi
Yes, i am sending the oauth-verifier ... but still its of no help at all :( worried :( Sara On Aug 10, 4:18 pm, graceawalker grace_blo...@hotmail.com wrote: what is the error that you are recieving when requesting your access token? Are you sending the oauth_verifier parameter with that

[twitter-dev] Re: iPhone oauth

2009-08-10 Thread graceawalker
take the URL that it is producing to request the access token in your web client, put it into your internet explorer and paste the xml returned into here... On Aug 10, 1:31 pm, SaraZaidi zuks...@gmail.com wrote: Yes, i am sending the oauth-verifier ... but still its of no help at all :(

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
I am seeing tons of requests that return 200 OK plus the expected JSON data, but the headers have no X-RateLimit entries. Dewald

[twitter-dev] Re: twitter Apis not working

2009-08-10 Thread John Kalucki
Sultan, All functionality should have been restored on Sunday before noon, but various actions may be slow and sometimes time out. Have you read: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_frm/thread/3ada5cc250fbe256 ? Please retest your app and send a...@twitter.com

[twitter-dev] Re: [Feature Request] Hiding certain Hashtags

2009-08-10 Thread Michael Paladino
You can always recommend your friends use the Filter this column feature of TweetDeck. Not the best solution for your exact scenario, but at least it's something. You also may want to take a look at a product that my team recently developed called TidyTweet (http://tidytweet.com). It allows

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Just to let you guys know that 502 Bad Gateway responses are coming thick and fast this morning (Monday). Dewald

[twitter-dev] Registering new applications should not be blocked

2009-08-10 Thread John Kalucki
I don't work on the API team, and normally don't respond to REST API questions, so please bear with any inaccuracies: I haven't heard anything about Twitter explicitly turning application registration off. I believe that all parts of Twitter.com should be working correctly -- albeit sometimes

[twitter-dev] Re: Registering new applications should not be blocked

2009-08-10 Thread timothy willan
Why am I getting this! Not sure it's for me On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 10:29 AM, John Kalucki jkalu...@gmail.com wrote: I don't work on the API team, and normally don't respond to REST API questions, so please bear with any inaccuracies: I haven't heard anything about Twitter explicitly

[twitter-dev] Re: [Feature Request] Hiding certain Hashtags

2009-08-10 Thread Duane Roelands
Since we're pimping our stuff... :) Quitter is a quiet little Twitter client for Windows that provides filtering. - You can filter specific hashtags - You can filter specific users (doesn't block - just hides their tweets in Quitter) - You can filter specific words Conversely, you can also

[twitter-dev] Re: Registering new applications should not be blocked

2009-08-10 Thread Andrew Badera
Timmy! On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 10:41 AM, timothy willan timothywil...@gmail.comwrote: Why am I getting this! Not sure it's for me On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 10:29 AM, John Kalucki jkalu...@gmail.com wrote: I don't work on the API team, and normally don't respond to REST API questions, so

[twitter-dev] Twitter accented char and encoding

2009-08-10 Thread Eagle1
Hi there ! i'm trying to configure a twitter scheduled script and i having problem to send accented char ! I know that i have to encode and utf8 encode before sending, and I do it : $status = urlencode(utf8_encode($status)); my request : http://twitter.com/statuses/update I'm using curl The

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread JV
I am still getting HTTP Error 409: Conflict from the search API, once every 15mins on an average. JV On Aug 10, 12:13 am, Ryan Sarver rsar...@twitter.com wrote: *Finally* have what we hope is good news for everyone. As of about 10 minutes ago we have been able to restore critical parts of

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread timothy willan
Hello Ryan I'm timothy not surwe why I'm receiving all twitter Development emails, let me know Thanks On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Ryan Sarver rsar...@twitter.com wrote: *Finally* have what we hope is good news for everyone. As of about 10 minutes ago we have been able to restore critical

[twitter-dev] Re: twitter Apis not working

2009-08-10 Thread Duane Roelands
I'm still having API issues On Aug 10, 10:11 am, John Kalucki jkalu...@gmail.com wrote: Sultan, All functionality should have been restored on Sunday before noon, but various actions may be slow and sometimes time out. Have you

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Marco Kaiser
most likely because you subscribed to the group you can go to http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/ to manage your subscription status Marco 2009/8/10 timothy willan timothywil...@gmail.com Hello Ryan I'm timothy not surwe why I'm receiving all twitter Development emails,

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread JDG
you're obviously subscribed to the group. either you subscribed or someone did for you. log in to groups.google.com and unsubscribe. On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 08:59, timothy willan timothywil...@gmail.comwrote: Hello Ryan I'm timothy not surwe why I'm receiving all twitter Development emails,

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Duane Roelands
My users are seeing these as well. On Aug 10, 10:22 am, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote: Just to let you guys know that 502 Bad Gateway responses are coming thick and fast this morning (Monday). Dewald

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Ryan Sarver
Can you all provide full packet dumps of the issues you are seeing? That will help us debug the type of request you are making and what the full response looks like. Thanks, Ryan On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 8:15 AM, Duane Roelands duane.roela...@gmail.comwrote: My users are seeing these as well.

[twitter-dev] Re: using oauth - difference between authorize and authenticate URLs?

2009-08-10 Thread sasha
Abraham, thanks for a quick reply... I see what you are saying... Here is my follow up question - if my user have been previously authenticated, and I now have the access token and secret, why would I use the authenticate call vs. just using the view credentials call? In other words, by using

[twitter-dev] Re: twitter Apis not working

2009-08-10 Thread Ryan Sarver
Duane, I posted it in another thread, but can you please provide full packet dumps of the issues you are seeing? Also, please provide more detail around what API you are calling, how many times an hour and the exact issue you are seeing. Thanks, Ryan On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Duane

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Ryan, The 502s don't really bother me. It just slows me down a bit. My Twitter lib automatically retries a request that 502'd. The 200 OK responses that come back with the X-RateLimit headers missing happen on all kinds of requests, both GETs and POSTs (more on GETs as far as I can tell), and

[twitter-dev] Tweepy -- python library

2009-08-10 Thread Josh Roesslein
Hello twitter developers: Just posting here to announce a library for python I have been putting together. It supports pretty much the entire twitter API's endpoints. This includes the search and streaming APIs. The library also works fine with OAuth authentication. I have the library hosted

[twitter-dev] External API Team App Test Site

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Does the API team have a test third-party app, from where you can experience and test the API from a consumer's perspective? If not, I think it may be helpful to you to have something like that. You don't need to run it at full stress all the time. When you roll out a mod to the API, or at

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Ryan Sarver
Thanks Dewald. Generally speaking if you see a 502/503 you should do a geometric back off instead of just immediately re-requesting. Is anyone else seeing the X-RateLimit header not showing up some times? Thanks, Ryan On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 8:35 AM, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote:

[twitter-dev] Re: Invalid / used nonce

2009-08-10 Thread Rob O'Brien
I'm getting the same response. All weekend, I chalked it up to being an issue during recovery of the systems, but I'm still seeing it this morning on 100% of my calls. It was working before the attack. 401:Authentication credentials were missing or incorrect. ?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8?

[twitter-dev] terrible! my statuses lose! from 3000+ to 84

2009-08-10 Thread bang
I began to use twitter one year ago. I have been posted statuses no less than 3000, but today I found my statuses count become 84! Then I go to twitter homepage to see my statuses, I can only see 84 statuses. why does this happend? Can I have my missing statuses again?

[twitter-dev] Twitter Update, 8/10 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Ryan Sarver
Wanted to send out a status update and let everyone know where the situation stands as of today at noon. - Most developers are reporting being back in operation as of noon on Sunday - We have changed our defenses to make sure API developers are better supported. As such the system has more general

[twitter-dev] Re: using oauth - difference between authorize and authenticate URLs?

2009-08-10 Thread Abraham Williams
2009/8/10 sasha avio...@gmail.com Here is my follow up question - if my user have been previously authenticated, and I now have the access token and secret, why would I use the authenticate call vs. just using the view credentials call? In other words, by using view credentials I am just

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/10 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
On Aug 10, 3:57 pm, Ryan Sarver rsar...@twitter.com wrote: As such the system has more general strain on it and thus will produce some more 502/503 errors. If you see them, you should do a geometric back off instead of just sending a new request. Ryan, What starting value and what common

[twitter-dev] OAuth vs. Basic authentication strictly on iPhone

2009-08-10 Thread Bradley S. O'Hearne
All, I don't want to kick this subject to death, as there was a lengthy thread on general OAuth vs. Basic auth -- I want to restrict this question strictly to the scope of iPhone apps. Having pored over the OAuth vs. Basic authentication process, I have a question, given the following

[twitter-dev] Following Churn: Specific guidance needed

2009-08-10 Thread IDOLpeeps
Twitter recently started suspending accounts which bulk unfollow those who don't follow back for Terms of Service Violation (see: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_thread/thread/1aeb1f40ff665f78/955da80afd36ca4d?lnk=gstq=follower+churn#955da80afd36ca4d). This policy

[twitter-dev] very long user id?

2009-08-10 Thread Haewoon
Hi, For a last month, I collected followers of social graph API (http:// apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method:-followers%C2%A0ids). By examining a log file, I faced a very long user id. I found that these ids seldom appear and not consistently appear for even the same user. For example,

[twitter-dev] Re: very long user id?

2009-08-10 Thread Chad Etzel
Interesting. Can you please create an issue at: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list so we can track this? Thanks, -Chad On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Haewoonhaewoon.k...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, For a last month, I collected followers of social graph API (http://

[twitter-dev] Re: Following Churn: Specific guidance needed

2009-08-10 Thread Cameron Kaiser
What are the specific rules regarding the type, quantity, and timing of bulk unfollowing that will result in account suspension? It's very difficult to manage twitter accounts with the specter of seemingly arbitrary account suspensions looming without having more specific guidance on how

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread chinaski007
Yes, I am also having x-ratelimit not show up after I have received OK: 200 errors. I believe this is due to timeout issues. Specifically, I often find that I am returned partial JSON (lack of closing syntax) without the ratelimit header, e.g.: '_rc' = 200, '_headers' = bless( { 'connection'

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/10 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread Michael Chang
On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote: On Aug 10, 3:57 pm, Ryan Sarver rsar...@twitter.com wrote: As such the system has more general strain on it and thus will produce some more 502/503 errors. If you see them, you should do a geometric back off

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limit question (again/followup) 20k user or ip?

2009-08-10 Thread jim.renkel
Dewald, Respectfully, I must (now) disagree that rate limiting should not be per user, i.e., that it *SHOULD* be per user based. When my site, twxlate.com, was white-listed and I saw how the white- listing worked, namely that for authenticated requests each user of each white-listed IP address

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limit question (again/followup) 20k user or ip?

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
On Aug 10, 11:02 pm, jim.renkel james.ren...@gmail.com wrote: My logic is now: If rate limiting is not per user, then all users of an IP address will share one pool of 20k requests per hour. If a site has a 1,000 users at one time, then each user will get an average of 20 requests per hour.

[twitter-dev] Re: Invalid / used nonce

2009-08-10 Thread Chris Babcock
On Mon, 10 Aug 2009 04:14:43 -0700 (PDT) graceawalker grace_blo...@hotmail.com wrote: I am calling and getting the whole way up to getting the access token just fine in my app (one im writing myself in c#), but when i try and call the update status URL im getting an 'Invalid/used nonce' error

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/10 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread jim.renkel
Yup, when you do back-offs, ya can't do them deterministically, ya gotta do them for a random amount, generally uniformly distributed between some upper and lower bounds. It's the bounds that increase geometrically or exponentially, up to some limit, but the each back-off should be random

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limit question (again/followup) 20k user or ip?

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
If you're coding in PHP then it is extremely easy to switch IP addresses in your scripts. You simply set the IP address from where the call is made with CURLOPT_INTERFACE, provided that your different IP addresses are on the same server. There are two ways you can control your 20,000 per hour

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limit question (again/followup) 20k user or ip?

2009-08-10 Thread jim.renkel
Hmmm! We seem to have conflicting evidence here! I just (again) verified that twxlate.com is getting 20k requests per hour per user. How long ago was it that Alex and other API team members made the recommendation that you mentioned? Is it possible that twitter changed policy since then?

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limit question (again/followup) 20k user or ip?

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Jim, I don't know exactly what you're looking at and how you get to that answer. My system is making thousands of GET calls per hour, and I can see how X-RateLimit-Remaining is decrementing regardless of which Twitter user credentials are used. So, on my side I am seeing solid evidence that

[twitter-dev] Re: Following Churn: Specific guidance needed

2009-08-10 Thread Dewald Pretorius
On Aug 10, 8:15 pm, Cameron Kaiser spec...@floodgap.com wrote: As soon as you do that, the naughties will set up their software to do just that, -1, to keep them just under the limit. Amen. Besides, I wish people would realize that Twitter is actually about what you can learn from the people

[twitter-dev] Re: using oauth - difference between authorize and authenticate URLs?

2009-08-10 Thread Chris Babcock
On Mon, 10 Aug 2009 08:02:33 -0700 (PDT) sasha avio...@gmail.com wrote: All in all, I agree with Chris - ideally, access and authentication should be very distinct. Twitter Oauth is still a step in the right direction vs. basic HTTP auth, but would be nice to have a strictly

[twitter-dev] Re: Following Churn: Specific guidance needed

2009-08-10 Thread IDOLpeeps
As soon as you do that, the naughties will set up their software to do just that, -1, to keep them just under the limit. That would be fine since anything under the limit is, by definition, not naughty. A fundamental principal of well ordered societies is having transparent rules. Imagine

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate Limit on Unfollows?

2009-08-10 Thread IDOLpeeps
Doug, Can you specify what constitutes a PATTERN of following and unfollowing (in terms of the number of follows/unfollows per day, the nature of the accounts unfollowed such as whether they follow back or not, etc.)? I am aware of accounts that were suspended for restarting by removing all

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/10 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread hansamann
Can someone post a link to some online resources explaining more about geometric back-offs? Did a search, did not find a whole lot. Thx Sven On Aug 10, 7:18 pm, jim.renkel james.ren...@gmail.com wrote: Yup, when you do back-offs, ya can't do them deterministically, ya gotta do them for a