[twitter-dev] AM spam

2010-01-27 Thread Cameron Kaiser
The spam this morning appears to have come from an account that joined prior to moderation. They have been banned from the group, as the account did not have any other activity. There may be other sleepers that will slowly be eliminated. -- personal:

[twitter-dev] Twitter Application Suspended

2010-01-27 Thread Proxdeveloper
Hello folks, This is the 3rd time I get my application suspended from twitter, the 2 different names I've tried are : Twhit,TwhitClient, and both have been suspended; Twhit has been suspended for 2 times already, I deleted the app and then registered it again. My experience of developing with

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Getting server 500 errors starting on 1/25/2010 using show api

2010-01-27 Thread Kevin Marshall
That's what I see as well. - Kevin http://wow.ly On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 7:48 PM, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: i'm confused - what are people seeing?  i'm seeing a 404 on that status, not a 500. [ra...@tw-mbp13-raffi twitter (homing_pigeon)]$ curl -v

Re: [twitter-dev] Not able to read unicode from Twitter Response XML in C#.net

2010-01-27 Thread Rejeev Thomas
Thanks Ryan! I am taking an XML response from * http://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline.xml* and it happens when I post a Tweet in my home language and trying to read it ,follwoing are some of the Text. *?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8? statuses type=array status created_atWed Jan 27

[twitter-dev] Suggestion: Return API responses in same set of formats

2010-01-27 Thread _ado
Some API calls return only XML, some both XML and JSON, some only JSON, etc. Could it please be possible to return XML, JSON, Atom (and RSS) and let user choose the format? Just like it's done with statuses/ user_timeline

[twitter-dev] Local trends api access

2010-01-27 Thread Karmadude
Is the access to local trends via api limited? I am getting the following message when accessing http://api.twitter.com/1/trends/available.xml errorSorry, you do not have access to this endpoint./error

[twitter-dev] Re: Can new twitter account be created from API?

2010-01-27 Thread DenisioDelBoro
Bulletin boards could implement whatever they want, but Twitter might just make this function available only to registered app developers and set a specific limit for creating new accounts for each of them depending on purpose. So if I was to make an automatic weather forecast translation to

[twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread DenisioDelBoro
I'm new to Twitter, so maybe I don't know something, but how do you get annoyed by such feeds if you don't follow them? On 26 янв, 21:59, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com wrote: Local news is considered spam if it is annoying. People often think they're being useful by feeding such stuff

[twitter-dev] Wrong follower list

2010-01-27 Thread Niklas Hellenbart
Hi folks, I recognized that I get follower lists (http://twitter.com/followers/ ids.xml) for a certain user (twitter id: 61899438) that are not correct. From time to time the id 80514185 appears in it (that's wrong, 80514185 isn't following this user) and the ids 14420915, 19360476, 19675319,

Re: [twitter-dev] Twitter Application Suspended

2010-01-27 Thread Charles A. Lopez
you might be doing something perceived as offensive. In the past on projects i have worked on, I had over utilized the processing resources of a remote server. Are you doing anything like that? 2010/1/26 Proxdeveloper prox.develo...@gmail.com Hello folks, This is the 3rd time I get my

Re: [twitter-dev] Suggestion: Return API responses in same set of formats

2010-01-27 Thread Michael Ivey
Which calls only return XML? I haven't encountered anything where I couldn't use JSON. -- ivey On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 1:29 AM, _ado adri...@tijsseling.com wrote: Some API calls return only XML, some both XML and JSON, some only JSON, etc. Could it please be possible to return XML, JSON,

Re: [twitter-dev] Suggestion: Return API responses in same set of formats

2010-01-27 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Yeah, I was going to ask the same thing - I use JSON exclusively. On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 6:01 AM, Michael Ivey michael.i...@gmail.comwrote: Which calls only return XML? I haven't encountered anything where I couldn't use JSON. -- ivey On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 1:29 AM, _ado

[twitter-dev] Re: Possibility to link to the user page not by the name but by the id.

2010-01-27 Thread Ivan
Hi. I don't need an application that is able to handle this. Instead i need changes in the twitter API so i can refer to the users and their statuses using the user id, not the username. This is a problem for the aggregator, and there users (so it become also a problem for the twitter users). Is

Re: [twitter-dev] Local trends api access

2010-01-27 Thread Raffi Krikorian
we're having a few bumps in the release of this API - it should be fixed soon. On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 12:27 AM, Karmadude karmad...@gmail.com wrote: Is the access to local trends via api limited? I am getting the following message when accessing http://api.twitter.com/1/trends/available.xml

Re: [twitter-dev] Suggestion: Return API responses in same set of formats

2010-01-27 Thread Raffi Krikorian
what methods return XML exclusively? when it comes to the REST API (not necessarily the search API), we should be returning XML and JSON for all of them (IMHO, use JSON). we do support RSS and Atom for the timeline calls as those could be read from a browser or a feed reader as well. On Tue,

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Can new twitter account be created from API?

2010-01-27 Thread Dale Folla MeDia
you can rate limit that type of access very easily, although the real issue the way I see it would be more about the use of gathering personal data in the process of signing up a new twitter account.. On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 9:19 AM, Jaanus jaa...@gmail.com wrote: There are ways to limit abuse

Re: [twitter-dev] Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread Dale Folla MeDia
the only possible reasons someone would have to create that many accounts would be to spam in one form or another. There should be other ways to skin that cat.. You could not keep up with that many accounts unless you sent out huge amounts of useless RSS feeeds just to gain followers so you can

[twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread DenisioDelBoro
First of all, there is only one form of spam - it's *unsolicited* messages sent massively. Second of all, tell me, please, in what way creating, let's say, 100 accounts just for tweeting weather forecasts for different cities is a spam? I'm not talking about mentioning there random nicknames or

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Application Suspended

2010-01-27 Thread Brian Sutorius
Please write to a...@twitter.com, which will open a ticket about this issue. We can discuss your applications, why they have been suspended, and the possibility of getting them re-enabled. Thanks, Brian On Jan 26, 5:11 pm, Proxdeveloper prox.develo...@gmail.com wrote: Hello folks, This is the

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread Dale Folla MeDia
the specific example you give seems fine. On the other hand when you start to talk about a thousand(s), it starts to raise valid questions for anyone who monitors this group. On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:02 AM, DenisioDelBoro alya...@gmail.com wrote: First of all, there is only one form of spam -

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:02 AM, DenisioDelBoro alya...@gmail.com wrote: First of all, there is only one form of spam - it's *unsolicited* messages sent massively. Second of all, tell me, please, in what way creating, let's say, 100 accounts just for tweeting weather forecasts for different

RE: [twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread Dean Collins
From: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com [mailto:twitter-development-t...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M. Edward (Ed) Borasky Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:38 PM To: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation But Twitter

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread John Meyer
On 1/27/2010 10:02 AM, DenisioDelBoro wrote: First of all, there is only one form of spam - it's *unsolicited* messages sent massively. Second of all, tell me, please, in what way creating, let's say, 100 accounts just for tweeting weather forecasts for different cities is a spam? I'm not

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread Dale Folla MeDia
just a correction about something I wrote. I don't think RSS themselves are useless in context with integrating them with some valid purpose. On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 10:11 AM, John Meyer john.l.me...@gmail.com wrote: On 1/27/2010 10:02 AM, DenisioDelBoro wrote: First of all, there is only

[twitter-dev] Deleting account, then recreating it

2010-01-27 Thread Bardia Afshin
Hi, I've deleted my twitter account eg) UserNameHere, and now that I want to create the same account name to eg) UserNameHere I get the following error: username has already been taken What is the fix for this? Thank you, Bardia Afshin

Re: [twitter-dev] Deleting account, then recreating it

2010-01-27 Thread BJ Weschke
You wait. http://mashable.com/2010/01/19/twitter-username-land-grab/ http://mashable.com/2010/01/19/twitter-username-land-grab/ Bardia Afshin wrote: Hi, I've deleted my twitter account eg) UserNameHere, and now that I want to create the same account name to eg) UserNameHere I get the

[twitter-dev] Re: Getting server 500 errors starting on 1/25/2010 using show api

2010-01-27 Thread Jeffrey Greenberg
hmmm... i'm not seeing 500 errors anymore... either transient problem? j On Jan 26, 5:18 pm, Kevin Marshall falico...@gmail.com wrote: That's what I see as well. - Kevinhttp://wow.ly On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 7:48 PM, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: i'm confused - what are

[twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread DenisioDelBoro
Well there are thousands of cities, ya know :) But don't worry, weather forecasts is just a good example of what non- abusive things you could do with such API function. On 27 янв, 19:29, Dale Folla MeDia mogul...@gmail.com wrote: the specific example you give seems fine.  On the other hand

[twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread DenisioDelBoro
Hashtags are definitely not a solution, since you can't search in a particular blog and you can't follow them. I even think they're rather useless at all, in their current form. And I honestly would like to have a more elegant way for executing my idea, but there isn't one. The simplicity of

RE: [twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread Ken Dobruskin
+1, Ed. Nice post. The humans will win! Whether every RSS feed, weather station, search query, refrigerator, etc is allowed to be turned into a twitter bot is a policy decision for Twitter. I like to think that Twitter would prefer to be an original source of unique and meaningful content and

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Getting server 500 errors starting on 1/25/2010 using show api

2010-01-27 Thread Alcides Conceição dos Santos
Information ok thak you Alcides Conceiçao dos Santos Country : Brazil 2010/1/27 Jeffrey Greenberg jeffreygreenb...@gmail.com: hmmm... i'm not seeing 500 errors anymore... either transient problem? j On Jan 26, 5:18 pm, Kevin Marshall falico...@gmail.com wrote: That's what I see as well.

Re: [twitter-dev] Not able to read unicode from Twitter Response XML in C#.net

2010-01-27 Thread Rejeev Thomas
Please help friends! Thanks Ryan! I am taking an XML response from * http://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline.xml* and it happens when I post a Tweet in my home language and trying to read it ,follwoing are some of the Text. *?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8? statuses type=array

[twitter-dev] local trends ability to exclude hashtags?

2010-01-27 Thread tofubeer
Hi, For the trends/current API we can add ?exclued=hashtags. It does not look like there is any way to do that with the new trends/location API. Are there plans to add it, or is it there and I am missing how to do it? (http://api.twitter.com/1/trends/1.xml?excludes=hashtags returns the same as

Re: [twitter-dev] Not able to read unicode from Twitter Response XML in C#.net

2010-01-27 Thread Zac Bowling
Entity codes. Just decode them... using System.Web; ... string decoded_stuff = HttpUtility.HtmlDecode(encoded_stuff); There is a way to do this with System.Xml but whatever. Zac Bowling On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:10 PM, Rejeev Thomas rejeevtho...@gmail.comwrote: Please help friends!

Re: [twitter-dev] Not able to read unicode from Twitter Response XML in C#.net

2010-01-27 Thread Zac Bowling
Also: http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/mladenp/archive/2008/10/21/Different-ways-how-to-escape-an-XML-string-in-C.aspx Zac Bowling On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:28 PM, Zac Bowling zbowl...@gmail.com wrote: Entity codes. Just decode them... using System.Web; ... string decoded_stuff =

[twitter-dev] The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized

2010-01-27 Thread Jayster
Hi can anyone please help I am currently writing an app for Twitter and I seem to be having a problem with it with the error The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized. Is there anything I am doing wrong. Here is the code: protected string ExecutePostCommand(string url, string

Re: [twitter-dev] The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized

2010-01-27 Thread Ed Costello
On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 12:51 AM, Jayster jehs...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: pry.Credentials = new NetworkCredential(usernamel, password,domain); What are the HTTP headers you’re transmitting to twitter? -- -ed costello

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Mass account creation

2010-01-27 Thread neal rauhauser
Every time I saw this thread in my inbox my blood pressure rose. I just took the time to read it and there is actually some valid content in here. I run bots. Political campaign stuff, adaptively speaks in hashtags, low frequency, provides some value. We ask people to NOT follow them as