[twitter-dev] Re: Deleting a Retweeted Tweet

2009-09-24 Thread Josh Roesslein
I think the extra meta data the retweet API brings is a good addition. Currently you have to use up some of your 140 chars for the retweet heading + username (Rt @whoever ...). So you might get stuck having to truncate the original tweet. With the retweet API you no longer need to include that in

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter+Oauth on iPhone: How does one logout?

2009-09-24 Thread Rich
If you mean you now want to auth a new user, remove the user's oauth keys and grab new ones from Twitter On Sep 23, 9:04 pm, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: There's no logout for OAuth, per se, as I understand it. It's just a matter of not sending the tokens any longer. On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at

[twitter-dev] Re: Text Source. How can I change this?

2009-09-24 Thread Rich
If you haven't previously registered an application then unfortunately the only way to get 'from myapp' nowadays is to use oAuth for authentication (and you can register your application from the connections tab on your Twitter settings) On Sep 22, 9:00 pm, shapper mdmo...@gmail.com wrote:

[twitter-dev] Re: Limit rates for querying twitter.com/statuses/show/tweet_id.xml

2009-09-24 Thread Rich
I don't understand. It just follows rate limiting like most other calls? 1 API call = 1 rate limit http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Rate-limiting On Sep 22, 3:38 pm, trybeee tryb...@gmail.com wrote: Hello everybody! Does anybody knows which limits for quering this url pattern

[twitter-dev] OAuth Something is Technically Wrong

2009-09-24 Thread Paul Kinlan
Hi Guys, I am having an issue with a very very small percentage of my users who can't use oauth, it simply won't work for them - the get directed to a Something is Technically Wrong page. For 99.9% of my users it works fine so I don't think it is an issue my end (although I am not discounting

[twitter-dev] PNGs instead of solid panels

2009-09-24 Thread Wayne Jansen
Hello Twitter Team, Would it be possible to have a PNG with transparency as opposed to solid colours in the central panes? Thanks Wayne Jansen

[twitter-dev] Strange 401 errors when having dot in the status update

2009-09-24 Thread guytom
That's weird I know... When our application has . for example nba.com in the status message, the status update API call fails and we get 401. other requests work fine. We use oAuth btw. Any ideas? GT

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread jmathai
Agreed that the problem isn't Twitter's fault. But a basic feature like cursor should work in a language as popular as PHP. Not so much in principle but in practice. Has anyone tried PEAR's Services_JSON? I haven't tried nor looked at the source. It's also slower than the native json_*

[twitter-dev] Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread Fred Brunel
Hi, I'm the developer of Twittercal (@gcal) -- a Twitter bot that connects to your Google Calendar. I'm having problems with auto-follow, lots of users are complaining that the bot is not following them back and indeed, it does not. I have too many requests so I can't cope with it manually.

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Provided that it will not break the JSON for other language apps, the solution is extremely simple for Twitter to implement, and it will save a lot of us a lot of work and expense. Just create any large numeric values in the JSON output as strings, instead of numbers. This goes for any large

[twitter-dev] Twitter API OAuth Questions - (401) Unauthorized error when posting status

2009-09-24 Thread eclipsed4utoo
So after battling OAuth, I finally was able to get an access token. But now, I am getting a 401 Unauthorized error when trying to post the status. My question is, what parameters do I need to send for posting a status? All parameters(consumer key, consumer secret, token, token secret, nonce,

[twitter-dev] HTTP 404 (The specified key does not exist) when requesting user avatar image from amazon ec2

2009-09-24 Thread trybeee
Hello everybody! Please help to resolve very strange bug. Getting HTTP 404 Not Found (The specified key does not exist) error when requesting user avatar image from amazon ec2 instance: curl http://a3.twimg.com/profile_images/433197623/twigroups_avatar_normal.png Requesting this image from

[twitter-dev] Re: HTTP 404 (The specified key does not exist) when requesting user avatar image from amazon ec2

2009-09-24 Thread Joseph Cheek
i can't get it with curl or a browser. trybeee wrote: Hello everybody! Please help to resolve very strange bug. Getting HTTP 404 Not Found (The specified key does not exist) error when requesting user avatar image from amazon ec2 instance: curl

[twitter-dev] Re: Deleting a Retweeted Tweet

2009-09-24 Thread Cameron Kaiser
With the current way RT works (without the RT API) and at least as of a month ago, making RTs a reply makes it limited to people who follow both the sender and the original author (since it's a reply). This greatly diminishes the point of retweeting and was the reason why I stopped

[twitter-dev] Re: HTTP 404 (The specified key does not exist) when requesting user avatar image from amazon ec2

2009-09-24 Thread chad
I get a 404 no matter how I try it. Are you sure it exists? What user is this an avatar for? (I looked at @twigroups, but the path to their avatar is much different). -Chad On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Joseph Cheek jos...@cheek.com wrote: i can't get it with curl or a browser. trybeee

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter API OAuth Questions - (401) Unauthorized error when posting status

2009-09-24 Thread chad
Hello, It looks like your base string is formatted correctly to generate the signature. Not sure if you displayed the final URL for clarity, but since sending a status update requires a POST, you need to put all of the parameters in the body of the POST request instead of in the URL query

[twitter-dev] erro twitteroauth

2009-09-24 Thread michellander
Hello staff My name is Michel, I am Brazilian and I am now beginning to study the twitter API. I copied the twitteroauth to test and see how it works. already registered my app on twitter and have set up in php, but oauth_token = does not appear. someone help me? -- Michel Melo My Blog -

[twitter-dev] Re: Update on the Retweet API (we collapse retweets, not you we're adding statuses/retweets)

2009-09-24 Thread John Kalucki
I'll update the Wiki to reflect the new reality. Retweets will begin to flow through all /1/statuses/* resources soon -- in advance of the full retweet launch. This will give developers time to test and deploy features in advance. Also, the retweet volume is very low now, so exceptions should be

[twitter-dev] Re: Deleting a Retweeted Tweet

2009-09-24 Thread Neicole
Boy, this concerns me. People definitely need to be able to add their own comments to the RT. And removing the retweets if someone deletes the original tweet?! No way. Once it's retweeted, that retweet belongs to the retweeter and must stay. I think it violates social media principles to delete

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Jeffrey Greenberg
My 2 cents are:1. we're using the xml form of the api on 32bit development machines and it works fine. 2. not supporting 32bit machines seems like a bad idea for twitter and developers, no matter who(twitter or php) you want to blame as the problem; a) PHP is perhaps the most popular web

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Jesse, It will add exactly two quote characters () per numeric field in the JSON payload. In any event, I am now hacking the raw JSON output to convert the ids and cursors to string. It's not an ideal solution but it works. Dewald On Sep 24, 12:34 pm, Jesse Stay jesses...@gmail.com wrote: On

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Abraham Williams
Twitter could add: next_cursor_string:1314614526448841129 Minimal cost and it would be backwards compatible. Abraham On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:06, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote: Jesse, It will add exactly two quote characters () per numeric field in the JSON payload. In any

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Jim Renkel
creat[ing] any large numeric values in the JSON output as strings could potentially break existing JSON-using applications, depending on the library they use and how they have typed the variable to receive the large numeric value. For http://twxlate.com, I use Google's GSON library

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Abraham, That is true, but we are going to run into exactly the same problem with 64-bit status ids. And that is going to break a LOT of PHP applications in one fell swoop. Dewald On Sep 24, 2:27 pm, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: Twitter could add:

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter API OAuth Questions - (401) Unauthorized error when posting status

2009-09-24 Thread eclipsed4utoo
Thanks. I ended up copying the final url and pasting it into my browser. I was then able to see that it was complaining about the nonce. I changed it to use a GUID instead of a random number, since a random number could reproduce the same numbers. That seemed to have fixed my problem. On Sep

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Chad Etzel
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote: Abraham, That is true, but we are going to run into exactly the same problem with 64-bit status ids. This has already happened. Tweet ids are now bigger than a 32 bit int can store. That's what Twitpocalypse 2 was all

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread Chad Etzel
Hello, auto-follow was disabled a while ago (emails should have gone to accounts that had it enabled warning that it would go away), and currently there are no plans to re-enable it. Thanks, -Chad On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Fred Brunel fbru...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I'm the developer

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Chad, Thanks for setting me straight on that one. My app is not reliant on Twitter tweet ids except for one specific informational use. Hence, I have not been paying much attention to the Twitpocalypse 2. Dewald On Sep 24, 3:14 pm, Chad Etzel c...@twitter.com wrote: On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Joseph Cheek
until 65+ bit computing becomes standard, a lot of things will break (twitter included) when id's go past 64 bits. i hate to be a naysayer though, but the difference between 2^32 and 2^64 is, well, huge. i don't expect twitter id's to break 64 bits anytime soon, until at least far past

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Joseph Cheek
already past 32-bit signed but not 32-bit unsigned, right? twitpocalypse moves the max to 2^32-1, right? or did i misread it? Chad Etzel wrote: This has already happened. Tweet ids are now bigger than a 32 bit int can store. That's what Twitpocalypse 2 was all about. -Chad -- Joseph

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Although, looking at a few tweets in the public timeline, I'm seeing tweet ids of 4348298962, 4348298957, etc. At least on my server, json_decode is still correctly decoding those numbers. So, it's probably safe to say that Twitpocalypse 2 has not arrived yet for many PHP apps in terms of JSON

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Chad Etzel
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 2:29 PM, Joseph Cheek jos...@cheek.com wrote: already past 32-bit signed  but not 32-bit unsigned, right? twitpocalypse moves the max to 2^32-1, right?  or did i misread it? They have passed 32-bit *un*signed. My latest tweet id is 4345383616 (which is 2^32 - 1)

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread fbrunel
Looks like I didn't get the memo. It is a general rule or it has just been disabled for some developers? auto-follow was disabled a while ago (emails should have gone to accounts that had it enabled warning that it would go away), and currently there are no plans to re-enable it.

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Chad Etzel
Dewald, What do you get on your server if you do: echo PHP_INT_MAX; also, what version of PHP are you using? -Chad On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 2:48 PM, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote: Although, looking at a few tweets in the public timeline, I'm seeing tweet ids of 4348298962,

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread Chad Etzel
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 2:52 PM, fbrunel fbru...@gmail.com wrote: Looks like I didn't get the memo. It is a general rule or it has just been disabled for some developers? It has been disabled across the board. -Chad auto-follow was disabled a while ago (emails should have gone to

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Chad, PHP_INT_MAX is 2147483647. And yet, json_decode is still correctly decoding id:4348298957. O-o Dewald On Sep 24, 3:58 pm, Chad Etzel c...@twitter.com wrote: Dewald, What do you get on your server if you do: echo PHP_INT_MAX; also, what version of PHP are you using? -Chad

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Joseph Cheek
um... As mentioned previously, the Twitter operations team will artificially increase the maximum status ID to 4294967296 this coming Friday, September 11th. This action is part of routine database upgrades and maintenance.

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Clearly PHP_INT_MAX plays no role in json_decode. There must be some other mystical maximum number above which it represents the number as float in the decoded data. Dewald On Sep 24, 4:05 pm, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote: Chad, PHP_INT_MAX is 2147483647. And yet, json_decode

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread fbrunel
It is a general rule or it has just been disabled for some developers? It has been disabled across the board. Ok, so the only solution left on my side would be to go through all the followers and follow them back on a regular basis. Right?

[twitter-dev] About the oneforty application directory

2009-09-24 Thread Alex Payne
Just wanted to pass on a note from the team at oneforty.com, who recently launched with over 1300 Twitter applications in their directory. Your app might already be on their site. If it's not yet, you can register as a developer and add it. Once you register and claim your app you can promote it

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread Chad Etzel
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 3:20 PM, fbrunel fbru...@gmail.com wrote: Ok, so the only solution left on my side would be to go through all the followers and follow them back on a regular basis. Right? That is correct, or you could setup a system where the new follower emails get forwarded to a

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
That magical maximum number appears to be 1 (1.0E+12). So, for tweet ids we still have a bit of breathing space. Dewald On Sep 24, 4:18 pm, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote: Clearly PHP_INT_MAX plays no role in json_decode. There must be some other mystical maximum number

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread fbrunel
That is correct, or you could setup a system where the new follower emails get forwarded to a script that triggers a mutual follow back. Though you may run into rate-limit problems if you happen to get more than 1000 a day. Ok, I'll check this out. Thanks for your help.

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Chad Etzel
For reference, the PHP_INT_MAX on my 64-bit linux VM is: 9223372036854775807 and using json_decode on the next_cursor field of an ids list works just fine. I'm using PHP 5.2.10-0.dotdeb.1 (though PHP 5.2.11-0.dotdeb.1 is available) fwiw, -Chad On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 3:29 PM, Dewald Pretorius

[twitter-dev] Re: About the oneforty application directory

2009-09-24 Thread Mike Champion
Thanks Alex. I work at oneforty, and would be really interested to hear what would be useful for twitter developers. I've written a couple Twitter-based apps, and found it is hard to have them discovered, hear back from users, or even see what else is out there in the space. (And having half of

[twitter-dev] search followers tweets only

2009-09-24 Thread GregGG
Does anyone know how I can use the api and search only my followers tweets for certain keywords? For example, if I want to search for football or soccer tweets from all of my followers. I see there is a from: keyword search, but this would get too large for many followers. Any help is

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread PolarDude
What about using www.tweetlater.com ? i saw that it gave an option to follow ppl back that follow you. maybe that could work? On Sep 24, 1:52 pm, fbrunel fbru...@gmail.com wrote: Looks like I didn't get the memo. It is a general rule or it has just been disabled for some developers?

[twitter-dev] Re: SERIOUS Problem With Cursors In JSON Followers/Friends Ids

2009-09-24 Thread Scott Haneda
Can someone explain this issue to me in more detail? How do I know my php can handle it? I'm running on an older PPC machine, which is 64 bit, but I have no idea if I built it as 64, I just supplied standard configure arguments. If php sees a 64 bit integer come in as JSON what happens on

[twitter-dev] Re: search followers tweets only

2009-09-24 Thread Chad Etzel
Hello, Currently there is no such API, but you can simulate it somewhat by fetching several pages of your friends_timeline and parsing through them for keywords. We realize this is not ideal, and we've had several requests for this feature. It may be added down the road. -Chad On Thu, Sep 24,

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread fbrunel
What about usingwww.tweetlater.com? i saw that it gave an option to follow ppl back that follow you. maybe that could work? Thanks for the links. I registered and will give it a try.

[twitter-dev] Re: About the oneforty application directory

2009-09-24 Thread Nelu Lazar
I have checked the directory past days, and claimed my app. Congrats on a work very well done. A couple of suggestions: - the site doesn't currently allow new lines in the description field; this could be useful for listing features; - although it's understandable why the directory requires

[twitter-dev] Status Code 403

2009-09-24 Thread Michael Steuer
Quick question - Status code 403 is thrown for hitting the update limit, but as I understand it, it's also thrown if you're trying to DM someone who you're not following. So when a DM fails with status code 403, you cannot tell why just based on the status code. I know you can parse the actual

[twitter-dev] Re: Status of auto-follow

2009-09-24 Thread Jesse Stay
My site, SocialToo.com will do this for you - we provide filters and such to keep out auto-dms as well. If you'd like to offer it to your users let me know and we can work something out that works out seamlessly for you. Also, yesterday we just launched an anti-virus/anti-worm solution that,

[twitter-dev] Re: About the oneforty application directory

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
I wish they would provide more information. You sign in to oneforty by logging in through Twitter and authorizing your Twitter account to talk to oneforty. We'll do the rest. What rest? What is it going to do on my Twitter account? Dewald

[twitter-dev] Need to change Whitelist IP

2009-09-24 Thread Greg Schoen
I can't seem to find any usable links beyond requesting Whitelisting, for changing the IP that you are currently Whitelisted under. We are migrating our Twitter Services to a new server and the IP is changing. Anyone have any ideas? -Greg

[twitter-dev] 401 Unauthorized error while posting status with Unicode characters (non english characters)

2009-09-24 Thread Satheesh Natesan
I am getting 401 Unauthorized exception when updating status with non english characters using my app. This exception is happening for any Japanese or Korean characters. Another interesting thing is that it is possible to post some other non english characters like Malayalam. The exception will

[twitter-dev] Re: search followers tweets only

2009-09-24 Thread Damon P. Cortesi
There's an app called Chatterfly (http:// chatterfly.appaturelabs.com/ ) that allows you to do this, but only for your friends, not your followers unfortunately. dpc On Sep 24, 12:42 pm, Chad Etzel c...@twitter.com wrote: Hello, Currently there is no such API, but you can simulate it

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth /statuses/update.xml returns 401 Invalid/Expired Token

2009-09-24 Thread adam
Ok this is very weird. The only explanation I can think of would be a copy/paste bug over instant messenger involving the token. Somehow a character was lost. After re-verifying the token was correct it works. On Sep 22, 9:14 pm, adam duffy.a...@gmail.com wrote: Hi JDG, Thanks for the

[twitter-dev] Tweet from the past

2009-09-24 Thread Damon C
Just had an odd occurrence over on TweetStats. There's a user (@dillaweezer) whose account was created in Apr 2009, but he somehow has one tweet from Oct. 2008. Any idea how/why this happened? User id: 36811640 created_at: Thu Apr 30 23:31:53 + 2009 Status id: 3439822377 created_at: Sat Oct

[twitter-dev] Re: About the oneforty application directory

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Please read the Publishers Contract that you agree to when you register as a publisher and make your application available for sale through OneForty. Here's a bird's eye view of some things you need to determine whether you like them or not: 1) OneForty takes 30% of nett revenue on the sales of

[twitter-dev] Deprecation Notice: pagination on several methods is being replaced with cursoring on October 26, 2009

2009-09-24 Thread Alex Payne
Hi, Recently, we documented a new pagination mechanism for our social graph methods, /friends/ids and /followers/ids. Traditional page-based pagination doesn't dovetail with our recent backend changes, and we've now exposed a cursor-based pagination mechanism that's far more reliable. Today,

[twitter-dev] Re: About the oneforty application directory

2009-09-24 Thread Dean Collins
Ha ha - better go remove www.MyPostButler.com from that site - how exactly are they going to track sales from click through links? Cheers, Dean -Original Message- From: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com [mailto:twitter-development-t...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf

[twitter-dev] Re: 401 Unauthorized error while posting status with Unicode characters (non english characters)

2009-09-24 Thread Carlos
Are you sure you are encoding your posts as UTF-8? On Sep 24, 5:16 pm, Satheesh Natesan satheesh.nate...@gmail.com wrote: I am getting 401 Unauthorized exception when updating status with non english characters using my app. This exception is happening for any Japanese or Korean characters.

[twitter-dev] Re: Deprecation Notice: pagination on several methods is being replaced with cursoring on October 26, 2009

2009-09-24 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Alex, Thanks for this. Is there any way that response times on the call could be improved? It takes around 4 seconds to retrieve one cursor. When one retrieves the followers/friends of an account with 100,000 of those, with 100 followers/friends per cursor, it takes more than an hour to

[twitter-dev] Re: Odd behavior with the search API when using since_id

2009-09-24 Thread Mark Paine
Same issue here. Mobile app does local caching and was counting on the since_id not being included in the result set. Unfortunately, I haven't been capturing request and response logs. On Sep 23, 9:40 am, James Teters jtet...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, This has just appeared in the last few

[twitter-dev] Re: Deleting a Retweeted Tweet

2009-09-24 Thread TjL
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:50 PM, Neicole neic...@trustneicole.com wrote: Boy, this concerns me. People definitely need to be able to add their own comments to the RT. No they don't. If they want to comment on it, let them write a comment and post an URL to the original message. If you could

[twitter-dev] Re: Deleting a Retweeted Tweet

2009-09-24 Thread TjL
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 9:59 AM, Joseph Cheek jos...@cheek.com wrote: what?  Every time my app submits a tweet with the reply id set, that limits the people who can see it? Were you not around for The Great @Reply Upheaval of 2009? ouch! deleting tweet IDs in my messages ASAP... As long