Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Support from a...@twitter.com sucks!!!

2010-01-12 Thread Angel Robert Marquez
The GWT community was pretty responsive to inquiries and that made it a lot more appealing IMO. Email lists in general are a gamble and a haven for self promotion and the old diagnose a problem and offer a solution marketeers. I offered some pretty detailed research to some chiq that claimed to

Re: [twitter-dev] Support from a...@twitter.com sucks!!!

2010-01-12 Thread Tim Haines
Twitter's been trying to hire new support staff for quite a while now. You'll probably remember Doug's email. From what I can determine, they've had no luck finding people, because it's still the engineers answering questions in here. They're stretched. Saying something sucks and following it

[twitter-dev] Re: Support from a...@twitter.com sucks!!!

2010-01-12 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 12, 12:27 am, Tim Haines tmhai...@gmail.com wrote: Twitter's been trying to hire new support staff for quite a while now.  You'll probably remember Doug's email.  From what I can determine, they've had no luck finding people, because it's still the engineers answering questions in here.

[twitter-dev] Re: Any iPhone Twitter apps with OAuth login ?

2010-01-12 Thread siggy
Hi Raffi, If you guys really wanted to go all out for the iPhone, you could implement your OAuth login page using PastryKit. It would provide ideal webview integration. For those not familiar: http://davidbcalhoun.com/2009/pastrykit-digging-into-an-apple-pie Thanks, Andrew twitter.com/siggy_sf

Re: [twitter-dev] Reinstate 'from app' for Basic Auth desktop apps until OAuth is fixed

2010-01-12 Thread András Bártházi
Hi, What about this? http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1233 I'm not interested in passwords at all, but it's not possible using oAuth for the streaming API. You have suggested mixing the streaming API and REST API for providing the best experience for users, but this way I

[twitter-dev] Storing historic tweets.

2010-01-12 Thread redders
Hi All, Just wanted to ask a quick question regarding historic tweets. Is there anything in the twitter TCs to say that search results can't be stored? I ask because the API only returns results from the last week (?) or so... what if I want to use data from previous searches I've conducted.

[twitter-dev] Account linking with Thrid party Site and Twitter

2010-01-12 Thread Ram Sharma
Hi, I am working on an application which would integrate ‘Login with twitter’ as secondary login and registration mechanism. This application is also have some user base already. My question is : Is there any way with twitter API, so that I can Link existing users account with their twitter

Re: [twitter-dev] Storing historic tweets.

2010-01-12 Thread John Kalucki
The following also apply: http://twitter.com/tos http://twitter.com/apirules http://help.twitter.com/forums/26257/entries/18311 On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 5:56 AM, redders redders6...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi All, Just wanted to ask a quick question regarding historic tweets. Is there

[twitter-dev] Re: Any iPhone Twitter apps with OAuth login ?

2010-01-12 Thread funkatron
Just FWIW, this isn't really an iPhone-specific issue – there are a lot of rich mobile devices out there. One reason (excuse?) for not using OAuth in Spaz on webOS is the poor functionality on mobile. I'm really reluctant to move to OAuth until the flow for mobile is improved. The data from

[twitter-dev] Re: Support from a...@twitter.com sucks!!!

2010-01-12 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Twitter support in the past has been great. That is why it was such a shock and disappointment to get that absolutely worthless canned reply to my request. And it wasn't an automated reply from the Zendesk system. The reply was manually sent many hours later. It was clearly from someone who knows

Re: [twitter-dev] Storing historic tweets.

2010-01-12 Thread Edward Hinchliffe
Thanks John, that's been helpful. It looks like storing tweets is fine... On related note, the documentation suggests that tweets using the search API (REST), are time limited to ~1.5 weeks. I have read that developers are now encouraged to use the streaming API. I see that it's possible to get

Re: [twitter-dev] Account linking with Thrid party Site and Twitter

2010-01-12 Thread lalit goklani
Ram, Just allow them to authorize their twitter account from the existing control panel and on callback save their twitter id with existing id in the db table. You will have to create separate database column to save twitter id for associating it with existing id. Next time, when they logon

[twitter-dev] Re: bug with search using max_id

2010-01-12 Thread andy_edn
RE: Couldn't find Status with ID=7406995447 I'm wondering if the geocode search API is completely dead? It started to go out intermittently yesterday, now it's completely out. Any help would be much appreciated since we want to demo this app. It's throwing a 404 {error:Couldn't find Status with

[twitter-dev] Re: Reinstate 'from app' for Basic Auth desktop apps until OAuth is fixed

2010-01-12 Thread SM
Hi Raffi, What is the reason for no longer allowing the source parameter for Basic Auth desktop apps? The issue is this: The policy is blatantly unfair. The current policy benefits some desktop apps that use Basic Auth while penalizing others. The policy should either remove the source parameter

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Reinstate 'from app' for Basic Auth desktop apps until OAuth is fixed

2010-01-12 Thread Raffi Krikorian
What is the reason for no longer allowing the source parameter for Basic Auth desktop apps? the ability to forge the source parameter is too easy when simply using basic auth. -- Raffi Krikorian Twitter Platform Team http://twitter.com/raffi

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Support from a...@twitter.com sucks!!!

2010-01-12 Thread Ryan Sarver
Dewald, I appreciate that the response email was probably not helpful to you, but there are reasons that the new zendesk-based system are greatly beneficial to the community. Surely we can tailor some of the responses so they are more specific to your inquiry (and we will do that), but it's

Re: [twitter-dev] Reinstate 'from app' for Basic Auth desktop apps until OAuth is fixed

2010-01-12 Thread Isaiah Carew
The OAuth discussion and call for uses cases has been asked for before by the API team. Specifically 11 months ago by Alex. Here's the link to that discussion:

Re: [twitter-dev] Storing historic tweets.

2010-01-12 Thread John Kalucki
Historical queries are always going to be the strong point of the Search API. You should perform initial queries against Search to collect the history, then transition to Streaming for the duration of the query demand. The Streaming API offers a few minutes of backlog to allow connections to

Re: [twitter-dev] Is this application breaking Twitter API standards?

2010-01-12 Thread Mark McBride
Why the reticence to mention the name? Report them as spam. Solved. As far as how they do it? Check out the streaming API documentation http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation. ---Mark http://twitter.com/mccv On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 6:35 PM, Cameron Kaiser

Re: [twitter-dev] Twitter Search - the page you were looking for doesn't exist

2010-01-12 Thread Mark McBride
I've notified the search folk, I'll let you know when we know more. ---Mark http://twitter.com/mccv On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 11:39 PM, Mack D. Male master...@gmail.com wrote: Twitter Search has been very problematic today, mainly for searches using operators. For instance, this search

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: bug with search using max_id

2010-01-12 Thread Mark McBride
The search team is aware of the problem, I'll let you know when we have more info. ---Mark http://twitter.com/mccv On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 8:38 AM, andy_edn andygup@gmail.com wrote: RE: Couldn't find Status with ID=7406995447 I'm wondering if the geocode search API is completely

Re: [twitter-dev] Storing historic tweets.

2010-01-12 Thread Edward Hinchliffe
Thanks John, That makes sense to me, I thought this might be the case. ~redders. 2010/1/12 John Kalucki j...@twitter.com Historical queries are always going to be the strong point of the Search API. You should perform initial queries against Search to collect the history, then transition to

[twitter-dev] JSON Response Error and Search API Error for location.

2010-01-12 Thread Caizer
Hi, I am a developer of TweetTime which is iPhone Twitter Client. I have been through similar problem about a month ago. But one day it was fixed. And I got another huge JSON response error, again. It makes TweetTime app work weird. http://twitpic.com/xt0vw/full - Check out this screenshot to

[twitter-dev] Widget Profile - Tweet Background floating above lightbox

2010-01-12 Thread ds
I have added a Twitter Profile Widget to a website I am developing. It works well and looks good but I have a slight problem in that same web page invokes a lightbox using mootools and the 'tweet background', not the whole widget, floats above my lightbox when displayed. It could be a 'z-index'

[twitter-dev] Re: Support from a...@twitter.com sucks!!!

2010-01-12 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Ryan, Next time something like that happens, I will count to 10 before clicking the Send button. You may have noticed in the past that diplomacy is not an attribute that I will prominently feature on my resume, especially not when I am mad. However, that still leaves us with the original issue.

[twitter-dev] Invalid / suspended application error

2010-01-12 Thread Sergey
I am using twitter4j library and get a strange error that I do not understand how to fix. Maybe anybody has come across the same issue before and would be able to to explain what is wrong. Exception I get: twitter4j.TwitterException: 401:Authentication credentials were missing or incorrect. ?xml

[twitter-dev] Re: Is this application breaking Twitter API standards?

2010-01-12 Thread Brian Sutorius
Hey Colin, To echo Mark's comment, we'd appreciate a report so that we can look into the app and take any necessary action. If you like, you can directly reply to me with a name or URL and I'd be happy to investigate. Brian On Jan 11, 4:38 pm, Colin colinjos...@googlemail.com wrote: I've

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth image upload: how does Twitter want to see multi-part post OAuth parts?

2010-01-12 Thread Vikram
Hey Raffi, I know about the basics of oAuth I already working code for posting tweets with OAuth. I have few doubts with respect to building signature for multi part requests. 1. What all parameters should be part of the signature base string? 2. Where should the parameters and the signature be

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: OAuth image upload: how does Twitter want to see multi-part post OAuth parts?

2010-01-12 Thread Raffi Krikorian
i haven't actually written code to upload profile images recently, but what i would try is the following (and i apologise if i'm slightly incorrect as i'm doing this from memory): 1. What all parameters should be part of the signature base string? oauth_consumer_key oauth_signature_method

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Support from a...@twitter.com sucks!!!

2010-01-12 Thread John Meyer
On 1/12/2010 9:45 AM, Ryan Sarver wrote: Dewald, I appreciate that the response email was probably not helpful to you, but there are reasons that the new zendesk-based system are greatly beneficial to the community. Surely we can tailor some of the responses so they are more specific to your

[twitter-dev] Re: bug with search using max_id

2010-01-12 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Oh ... I thought I was doing something wrong. But I was getting Internal Server Error, not 404. Here's what I was doing (Perl, but the HTTP should be obvious): q = $search_string, geocode = $geocode, rpp = 100, max_id = $max_id, page = $page On

[twitter-dev] Re: bug with search using max_id

2010-01-12 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Somebody's corollary to Murphy's Law: When a programmer writes logic into his Perl Twitter app to dump the handle and error objects in YAML on an error, so he can send the data to Twitter, he stops getting 'Internal Server Error' from Twitter. ;-) On Jan 12, 10:56 am, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth image upload: how does Twitter want to see multi-part post OAuth parts?

2010-01-12 Thread Vikram
Raffi, If you have ever worked with DotNet then please help me. What I do currently is as follows: - Set the request type to POST. - ContentType to multipart/form-data; boundary= + boundary (generated); - Then I add this to the request stream

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: OAuth image upload: how does Twitter want to see multi-part post OAuth parts?

2010-01-12 Thread Raffi Krikorian
i've never used dot.net, however, it looks suspicious to me that the bytestream of the image is coming before the oauth params/signature in your example. i would expect the oauth params/signature to be in the Authorization header, and the image to be in the body of the POST. On Tue, Jan 12, 2010

[twitter-dev] question about PIN code

2010-01-12 Thread dduby
hi,,, i am trying to make mobile app for Android. For athenticaion, i followed this procedure. i got concumer key and secret key,, problem is , i don't know how to generate PIN code.. is there any web site? please answer my question. The application uses oauth/request_token to obtain a request

[twitter-dev] oneforty e-commerce alpha launch

2010-01-12 Thread Mike Champion
The oneforty team is excited to be launching an alpha version of our ecommerce platform for Twitter applications this Thursday, Jan 14th. We wanted to let other Twitter developers know, and offer the opportunity to have their app highlighted as we roll out this marketplace. If you're interested

Re: [twitter-dev] question about PIN code

2010-01-12 Thread ryan alford
When you direct the user to oauth/authorize, the user will be presented with an Allow/Deny page from Twitter. If they Allow, they then will be given an PIN on the screen. The user will need to give this PIN to you. Ryan On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 7:59 PM, dduby nezzi...@gmail.com wrote: hi,,,

[twitter-dev] Re: bug with search using max_id

2010-01-12 Thread ImNotQuiteJack
Andy - I'm experiencing the the same problem. All geosearches result in: {error:Couldn't find Status with ID=7406995447} On Jan 12, 11:38 am, andy_edn andygup@gmail.com wrote: RE:Couldn't find Status with ID=7406995447 I'm wondering if the geocode search API is completely dead? It started

[twitter-dev] Re: Reinstate 'from app' for Basic Auth desktop apps until OAuth is fixed

2010-01-12 Thread SM
What is the reason for no longer allowing the source parameter for Basic Auth desktop apps? the ability to forge the source parameter is too easy when simply using basic auth. Hi Raffi, Why not disallow it for all apps then? Would the users of Tweetie, Twitterrific, etc like that? Would

[twitter-dev] Re: Reinstate 'from app' for Basic Auth desktop apps until OAuth is fixed

2010-01-12 Thread SM
What is the reason for no longer allowing the source parameter for Basic Auth desktop apps? the ability to forge the source parameter is too easy when simply using basic auth. -- Raffi Krikorian Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/raffi Hi Raffi, If that is the reason for

[twitter-dev] search.twitter.com over last couple of days intermittently says that the page has been moved

2010-01-12 Thread whozman
It does not matter what I search for. The json and atom responses are not coming back either. I believe that this is some kind of routing problem because when I log onto a server in US and do the same it works (I do my queries normally from Canada). To test, it is quite easy, just do any query on

[twitter-dev] mobile.twitter.com from iphone app

2010-01-12 Thread rakf1
I'm planning to link to mobile.twitter.com from my iphone application, so was wondering if the mobile.twitter.com site is just a preview or will it work forever. Just want to make sure that mobile.twitter.com will still work after the design is transitioned to m.twitter.com at some point.

[twitter-dev] Re: Account linking with Thrid party Site and Twitter

2010-01-12 Thread Ram Sharma
Hi Lalit, Thanks for your reply but that is a solution I already knew. I just wanted to know if the user does not authorize their twitter account in their existing account, still can we have any chance to link the accounts? Thanks Ram Sharma On Jan 12, 8:42 pm, lalit goklani lgokl...@gmail.com

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Reinstate 'from app' for Basic Auth desktop apps until OAuth is fixed

2010-01-12 Thread Raffi Krikorian
If that is the reason for disallowing the source param, why is this policy not being applied uniformly? How would users of Tweetie, Twitterrific, etc. feel if all their updates now said 'from web'? How would the developers of those apps feel? those applications have been grandfathered in --

[twitter-dev] Re: bug with search using max_id

2010-01-12 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I'm testing this and it looks like I can reproduce an Internal Server Error when I use the call _uri: !!perl/scalar:URI::http http://api.twitter.com/1/search.json?rpp=100page=1q=geocode=40.645%2C-124.763%2C100mimax_id=7678398633 _uri_canonical: !!perl/scalar:URI::http