[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread Fabien Penso
On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 7:00 AM, Matthew Ranney m...@ranney.com wrote: Hey Alex, would you consider just giving everybody their money back if they aren't 100% satisfied? Hi guys. I have been developing an iPhone application for push called notifications : www.appnotifications.com I've added

[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread WyoKnott
I seem to have opened a door that let in something ugly. Apparently I'm not the only one with concerns but at least I don't have a live application running that requires constant massaging. I believe my original question has been answered for now. Twitter guys: Since I'm currently unemployed I

[twitter-dev] What constitutes an update?

2009-09-16 Thread Craig Wistow
Hi Everyone, I'm busy developing a system that uses the Twitter API and i'd like to know what Twitter classes as an update? Following a user? Retrieving direct messages? Replying to a direct message? etc The reason I ask is because I want to count each update that the system makes so that I

[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread citricsquid
This. I've always thought that the obvious path would be to have unique error codes that never change. So if there's an auth fail it returns 1234 and 1234 corresponds to a specific message that is called externally. So we send the error code we're getting and it replies with the message and a

[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread Waldron Faulkner
Thanks API team for implementing the cursoring, really needed it (could you tell!?). I have to go implement that right now. On Sep 16, 9:24 am, citricsquid s...@samryan.co.uk wrote: This. I've always thought that the obvious path would be to have unique error codes that never change. So if

[twitter-dev] Have tweet ID, need the URL prefix

2009-09-16 Thread Joseph
If I have a tweet ID, how do I access the tweet using a url. I'm assuming there's an http://www.twitter.com//1234567890?

[twitter-dev] Re: Have tweet ID, need the URL prefix

2009-09-16 Thread shiplu
On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Joseph northwest...@gmail.com wrote: If I have a tweet ID, how do I access the tweet using a url. I'm assuming there's an http://www.twitter.com//1234567890? http://twitter.com/USERNAME/status/TWEET_ID -- A K M Mokaddim http://talk.cmyweb.net

[twitter-dev] statuses/mentions vs search/screenname

2009-09-16 Thread Joseph Cheek
Quick q: is there any time that a search for a screenname won't return every tweet that statuses/mentions will? i can see that it would return more, but will it ever return less? Joseph Cheek jos...@cheek.com, www.cheek.com twitter: http://twitter.com/cheekdotcom

[twitter-dev] Re: statuses/mentions vs search/screenname

2009-09-16 Thread JDG
I believe that search does not return statuses of protected users (even when authenticated, though I may be wrong and should be corrected if I am). In that case, yes, you could potentially receive fewer results than statuses/mentions. On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 09:56, Joseph Cheek jos...@cheek.com

[twitter-dev] Re: non json response

2009-09-16 Thread Naveen A
Is there a specific way we can construct our request to mitigate the non-json response? I have used a few different twitter clients on the same mobile device and some of them do not seem to be plagued with the bad data like we are? Does including something in the header help get us through

[twitter-dev] Re: statuses/mentions vs search/screenname

2009-09-16 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Along the same line, updates from accounts considered spamming wouldn't be included in search results too. -- Hwee-Boon On Sep 17, 12:07 am, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: I believe that search does not return statuses of protected users (even when authenticated, though I may be wrong and

[twitter-dev] Re: statuses/mentions vs search/screenname

2009-09-16 Thread Joseph Cheek
so statuses/mentions will retrieve mentions from protected users' timelines, even if you are not authorized to see them? Joseph JDG wrote: I believe that search does not return statuses of protected users (even when authenticated, though I may be wrong and should be corrected if I am). In

[twitter-dev] Re: statuses/mentions vs search/screenname

2009-09-16 Thread Joseph Cheek
will they be included in statuses/mentions? Joseph Hwee-Boon Yar wrote: Along the same line, updates from accounts considered spamming wouldn't be included in search results too. -- Hwee-Boon On Sep 17, 12:07 am, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: I believe that search does not return

[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread Alex Payne
For applications like yours, moving to the Streaming API will increase the quality of service for you and decrease load for us. A big part of building an effective application on our API is figuring out which methods to use and what strategies to use for retrieving information and sending updates

[twitter-dev] Re: non json response

2009-09-16 Thread Raffi Krikorian
hi naveen. we are most certainly working on it. the best way to mitigate the error case is to actually do what the response tells you to do -- in all cases that i've seen the http 200 error, there has been a refresh header (Refresh: 0.1). simply obey the header, make a subsequent

[twitter-dev] Re: non json response

2009-09-16 Thread John Kalucki
I've been following the internal dialog on tracking this issue down. Given what we know, I don't think there's anything that you can change to the request parameters to reduce the chances of this happening. From a given client, the chances of this happening to a request are pretty close to

[twitter-dev] Re: statuses/mentions vs search/screenname

2009-09-16 Thread JDG
Those will, so long as they haven't actually been suspended. As for your other question, you would only receive mentions from protected accounts that you were following (i.e. accounts to which you had access). On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 11:35, Joseph Cheek jos...@cheek.com wrote: will they be

[twitter-dev] 403 and 503 errors from search API

2009-09-16 Thread Michael Paladino
Anyone else noticing more error messages than normal from the search API? I'm getting quite a few 403 Forbidden and 503 Server Unavailable errors. I looked for the Retry-After that would indicate rate limiting and don't see it. Thoughts? Thanks. Michael Paladino http://tidytweet.com/

[twitter-dev] Re: non json response

2009-09-16 Thread Jim Renkel
I agree with John that to achieve higher user visible reliability, API requests should be wrapped in a retry loop. However, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, do NOT use linear backoff, i.e., subsequent retries are delayed by an amount of time chosen uniformly at random up to the same maximum amount for

[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread zippy_monster
On Sep 16, 10:37 am, Alex Payne a...@twitter.com wrote: Often times, we don't hear from unhappy developers until they're already outraged and posting on their blogs or in this group. Please: give us a chance to help you out first. We may not always be able to make your particular issues our

[twitter-dev] Batches of suspended users added back to social graphs

2009-09-16 Thread RandyC
I'm noticing from id lists pulled this morning that overnight there appears to have been a large number of suspended ids added back to various accounts. Have I just not been watching closely or has anyone else noticed this? Randy

[twitter-dev] Detecting denied condition on Twitter oAuth page

2009-09-16 Thread New guy
Hi, while testing oAuth consumer code, I noticed that ..if the user denies access to the app (a) the post data includes cancel=Deny and (b) the response includes the string OK, you've denied and if the user clicks on the app link, the user gets redirected to the app URL with (c) the app URL

[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread Alex Payne
I completely agree. As I said, we can't always make someone's pet issue our top priority. Given that we have basically 2.5 full-time engineers on our team, that can mean waiting weeks or months for a fix to a lower-priority issue. But we should absolutely be communicating during that wait, and

[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread zippy_monster
On Sep 16, 1:41 pm, Alex Payne a...@twitter.com wrote: One thing I have noticed, though, is developers going through our user support track (viahttp://help.twitter.com) rather than contacting the Platform Team via a...@twitter.com or by filing an issue on our issue tracker. Our user support

[twitter-dev] Re: Comments for the group and Twitter staff

2009-09-16 Thread Alex Payne
Generally, the folks on the Platform Team aren't set up with accounts for the user-facing support system. That's why we try to keep things on the Google Code issue tracker - it's in public, it's easier for our team to manage, and it's easier for other developers to discover bugs so we get fewer

[twitter-dev] Re: Detecting denied condition on Twitter oAuth page

2009-09-16 Thread JDG
If they deny, you shouldn't get an OAuth authorization token back. Can't you just check for that? Am I mistaken here? Do you always get a token back that just happens to be invalid if they deny? On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 14:08, New guy ram@gmail.com wrote: Hi, while testing oAuth consumer

[twitter-dev] SMS Notifications

2009-09-16 Thread xzela
Hi, Does anyone know if it is possible to figure out how many users follow you via SMS/Email notifications? I've searched the API documentation (maybe not well enough) and was unable to find any information that could lead to this development. Is it impossible? Or am I not trying hard enough?

[twitter-dev] Re: SMS Notifications

2009-09-16 Thread Raffi Krikorian
hi. there is no API call that exposes how many of your followers (what subset of your followers) are following you by SMS. Hi, Does anyone know if it is possible to figure out how many users follow you via SMS/Email notifications? I've searched the API documentation (maybe not well

[twitter-dev] Re: Detecting denied condition on Twitter oAuth page

2009-09-16 Thread New guy
No, the oAuth login page doesn't provide oAuth access tokens (regardless of whether the user approved or denied) To get the oAuth access token, apps need to make a seperate oAuth GET call (after the user has approved access on the oAuth login page) On Sep 16, 2:36 pm, JDG ghil...@gmail.com

[twitter-dev] How to post data in twitter using oAuth system.

2009-09-16 Thread Arifur Rahman
Hello, i am struggling to send data to twitter using oauth login. Do any one help me. Regard ARIFUR RAHMAN

[twitter-dev] Re: Changes to Twitter TOS/Rules.

2009-09-16 Thread Ryan Sarver
Hardip, Thanks for your email. Our intent is to stop spamming accounts. Your use does not fall into that category, but its good practice to be judicious when including a lot of links in your updates as it triggers a lot of the filters that try to catch spam. Best, Ryan On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at

[twitter-dev] Re: How to post data in twitter using oAuth system.

2009-09-16 Thread Peter Denton
Hi Arifur, There are many oAuth examples, sorted by programming language. http://apiwiki.twitter.com/OAuth-Examples On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Arifur Rahman arifur.a...@gmail.comwrote: Hello, i am struggling to send data to twitter using oauth login. Do any one help me. Regard

[twitter-dev] Re: How to post data in twitter using oAuth system.

2009-09-16 Thread Arifur Rahman
Peter Denton wrote: But that do not help . I try but not able to post via asp.net Regardsbr AIRFUR RAHMAN Hi Arifur, There are many oAuth examples, sorted by programming language. http://apiwiki.twitter.com/OAuth-Examples On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Arifur Rahman arifur.a...@gmail.com

[twitter-dev] Re: How to post data in twitter using oAuth system.

2009-09-16 Thread John Meyer
Arifur Rahman wrote: Peter Denton wrote: But that do not help . I try but not able to post via asp.net Regardsbr http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Libraries#C/NET Or you can try the TwitterVB library.(http://code.google.com/p/twittervb)

[twitter-dev] Re: SMS Notifications

2009-09-16 Thread xzela
bummer, well, thanks for the information though. I really appreciate it. On Sep 16, 2:47 pm, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: hi. there is no API call that exposes how many of your followers (what   subset of your followers) are following you by SMS. Hi, Does anyone know if

[twitter-dev] Re: SMS Notifications

2009-09-16 Thread Raffi Krikorian
sorry! what's your use case / what are you trying to accomplish? bummer, well, thanks for the information though. I really appreciate it. hi. there is no API call that exposes how many of your followers (what subset of your followers) are following you by SMS. Hi, Does anyone know if

[twitter-dev] Re: SMS Notifications

2009-09-16 Thread John Meyer
xzela wrote: bummer, well, thanks for the information though. I really appreciate it. Well, not directly, but you may be able to find out by how they post up their tweets if you go on the assumption that they use the same medium to post tweets as they do to receive them.

[twitter-dev] How would I get all messages from one user to another?

2009-09-16 Thread Shpigford
Specifically: All posts to @user_b from @user_a tagged 'example' I initially tried this: http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=tag=examplelang=enfrom=user_ato=user_b But since twitter apparently applies some arbitrary quality filter on that, it somehow decides to not include some things.

[twitter-dev] Posting non-English Characters using OAuth

2009-09-16 Thread Mageuzi
Hello, I was hoping someone could help me, or point me in the right direction. I've written an app that used basic auth for a while, and of course that worked great. I'm now working on switching to OAuth, and everything worked perfectly until I tried posting a status update that used

[twitter-dev] My phone number is already in use

2009-09-16 Thread angflowerchild
I signed up for twitter months ago and did not want the information to go to my phone at that time. Know I do and I tried entering my number but it states my number is already in use. How can I change it? Thank you, Ang

[twitter-dev] Re: My phone number is already in use

2009-09-16 Thread Chad Etzel
Hmm, I thought I moderated this message out of the queue... sorry for the noise. In any event, please use http://help.twitter.com/ for general support issues. -Chad On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 1:42 AM, angflowerchild angflowerch...@gmail.com wrote: I signed up for twitter months ago and did not