[twitter-dev] Searching for updates since an update by a protected account

2009-03-10 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
In order to find updates after a protected account's update, I am running the following query, setting since_id to the ID of that update. http://search.twitter.com/search.json?q=to:simplytweet2since_id=1297312280 The problem of course is that this query fails [1] since searching with a since_id

[twitter-dev] Re: Searching for updates since an update by a protected account

2009-03-10 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
getting an update ID from a protected user? -Chad On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Hwee-Boon Yar hweeb...@gmail.com wrote: In order to find updates after a protected account's update, I am running the following query, setting since_id to the ID of that update. http://search.twitter.com

[twitter-dev] Re: Finding tweet by id only

2009-03-18 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I built it into an iPhone client, blogged about it here - http://motionobj.com/blog/the-conversation-view-in-simplytweet. Is such a thing in wide demand? -- Hwee-Boon On Mar 18, 11:18 am, TjL luo...@gmail.com wrote: This seems like it would be a fairly easy project to do, something like

[twitter-dev] Re: Reserved usernames

2009-03-18 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
If that's the problem you are trying to solve, just make a API call to retrieve the user information for xxx. -- Hwee-Boon On Mar 18, 11:22 am, jim.renkel ja...@renkel.name wrote: Richard, I think the problem you're trying to solve here is: given a URL of the formhttp://twitter.com/xxx, is

[twitter-dev] What does following in user information do?

2009-03-20 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
So if I do, http://twitter.com/users/show/XXX.xml What does the value of following (true/false) mean? I tried authenticating as someone that both follows and is followed by XXX and yet the value of following is still false. Docs say: boolean indicating if a user is following a given user Any

[twitter-dev] Re: What does following in user information do?

2009-03-20 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=99 Doug Williams Twitter API Supporthttp://twitter.com/dougw On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:54 AM, Pleasant Software pleasantsoftw...@googlemail.com wrote: Same problem here. I guess it's a bug. Eberhard On Mar 20, 9:40 am, Hwee-Boon Yar hweeb

[twitter-dev] Re: friends_timeline and following

2009-04-19 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
This: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_thread/thread/bba8bbd5176fbb24/4a9cb5d5780da976?hl=enlnk=gstq=following+hwee+boon#4a9cb5d5780da976 and http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=157. Supposed to be fixed? (I haven't verified. I stopped relying on

[twitter-dev] count parameter not correctly used for /direct_messages.format

2009-04-26 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
wget http://id:passw...@twitter.com/direct_messages.xml?count=15 grep text | wc -l prints 9. Ditto for other numbers. -- Hwee-Boon

[twitter-dev] Re: Public Timeline Frozen

2009-05-07 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Hmm.. when did the Streaming API come about? I see Firehose mentioned in there, OK that's known. What's Spritzer? (I read the description and tested it). - Hwee-Boon On May 8, 12:39 am, John Kalucki jkalu...@gmail.com wrote: Matt, As Doug mentioned, we're working on fixing the public

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Terms Of Service change - multiple simultaneous logins discouraged

2009-05-11 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Oh god. Please share where is this twitter-announce list? -- Hwee-Boon On May 10, 12:51 pm, Jesse Stay jesses...@gmail.com wrote: Not to be picky, but can we get these announcements on the twitter-announce list in the future? Who is this John and is he a real Twitter employee? On Sat, May

[twitter-dev] Re: API limit confusion

2009-07-23 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
It's working like you want it to be. In other words, you have a web app running on a single server with a single IP. You make authenticated requests using each user's account. If your IP is whitelisted, the calls go towards your 20k limit, if it is not whitelisted, it goes against the current

[twitter-dev] Re: API limit confusion

2009-07-24 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Isn't this what I said? -- Hwee-Boon On Jul 24, 2:36 pm, srikanth reddy srikanth.yara...@gmail.com wrote: @jim.renkel. Thanks a ton. I think now it is clear. It appears to me that each user of a white-listed site gets 20k requests per hour, independent of any other users of that site or

[twitter-dev] Re: Platform downtime is expected

2009-08-16 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I was trying to be patient with this, but seeing that no one is complaining, I'm afraid I might be alone here. One of SimplyTweet's server had not been able to access the API *at all*. Even /rate_limit_status (nothing to do with OAuth) timeout every time. Is this expected? No response when I

[twitter-dev] Re: Platform downtime is expected

2009-08-16 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
The API team is actively debugging the OAuth issues as we speak. This is what worries very much. I can't even do this without timing out: curl http://twitter.com/account/rate_limit_status.xml? screen_name=hboon I have no API access *at all*. -- Hwee-Boon

[twitter-dev] Re: Platform downtime is expected

2009-08-16 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Can you confirm if OAuth access is the only known issue? I feel silly repeating the same question over and over again: Even / rate_limit_status calls are timing out on my server. I have no API access *at all*. -- Hwee-Boon On Aug 17, 5:21 am, Chad Etzel jazzyc...@gmail.com wrote: We've asked

[twitter-dev] Is favoriting broken?

2009-08-31 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Is favoriting broken? -- Hwee-Boon

[twitter-dev] account/update_profile API call fails if original screen name has uppercase characters and login don't match exactly

2009-09-02 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I filed this a few weeks ago and the ticket wasn't commented on nor discussed here, so I replicate it here to bring some attention to it. It's an obscure bug: == Calls to account/update_profile API fails if the original screen name (the one that was signed up with, eg. User1,

[twitter-dev] Re: Alert: Twitpocalypse II coming Friday, September 11th - make sure you can handle large status IDs!

2009-09-09 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
May I know when and where was it mentioned that it will be artificially increased this coming Friday? -- Hwee-Boon On Sep 10, 2:49 am, Alex Payne a...@twitter.com wrote: As mentioned previously, the Twitter operations team willartificially increase the maximum status ID to 4294967296 this

[twitter-dev] Re: Alert: Twitpocalypse II coming Friday, September 11th - make sure you can handle large status IDs!

2009-09-11 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
One suggestion: similar to API changes, it seems more appropriate that if you want to force it, to do it earlier in the week, starting Monday, rather than Friday. That leaves enough resources and hands to stock up water and non-perishable goods rather than on a Friday. -- Hwee-Boon On Sep 12,

[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] XML API returning old DM timelines

2009-10-19 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I'm reposting a support email I sent to API support to see if anyone else is facing the same issue: 1. Some users of SimplyTweet (iPhone app) are receiving old versions of the DM timeline. 2. On a related note, I seem to be having the same issue with SimplyTweet's servers (for push notification

[twitter-dev] Re: XML API returning old DM timelines

2009-10-19 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_thread... Let me know if this helps. Leon From: Hwee-Boon Yar hweeb...@gmail.com To: Twitter Development Talk twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com Sent: Mon, October 19, 2009 4:30:42 AM Subject: [twitter-dev

[twitter-dev] Re: linespaces / whitespace being removed: bug or feature?

2009-10-20 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I've observed the same behavoir at least 10 hours ago and still seeing it now. -- Hwee-Boon On Oct 21, 3:57 am, TjL luo...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Michael Ivey michael.i...@gmail.com wrote: As an aside; please don't bump threads on this list. As an aside, how

[twitter-dev] Very slow response with API from Slicehost

2009-10-21 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I have been having these very slow API response running on Slicehost (most of the time way more than 2-3 seconds) for the past 2 days. Is this something being actively worked on? It's becoming really painful that people are telling me my app doesn't work. -- Hwee-Boon

[twitter-dev] Re: Very slow response with API from Slicehost

2009-10-21 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
range which is about the same I'm getting locally. Are all API endpoints slow for you or just a select few? Josh On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Hwee-Boon Yar hweeb...@gmail.com wrote: I have been having these very slow API response running on Slicehost (most of the time way more than 2

[twitter-dev] Re: Very slow response with API from Slicehost

2009-10-21 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
On Oct 22, 12:05 am, RandyC bioscienceupda...@gmail.com wrote:  I'm surprised more people aren't talking about this unless we're the only ones affected. Me too. Which is why I'm posting it here. No one else seems to be complaining. I was beginning to wonder I was alone. -- Hwee-Boon

[twitter-dev] Re: Very slow response with API from Slicehost

2009-10-21 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Like I have mentioned privately to someone: Can I then make a next best suggestion that is most easy to implement and yet effective? It has been suggested more than once. Post an update to status.twitter.com. Even a short message. Give us something to retweet, to forward to users. If you want to

[twitter-dev] Inconsistency between web and API when viewing account blocking you

2009-11-29 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
(S)omeone blocks (Y)ou. Web === If you are logged in as Y and go to http://twitter.com/S, you get no indication that you are blocked, being able to view S's timeline, etc. API === When accessing S's timeline using /statuses/user_timeline/S.xml authenticated as Y, however, you get a 401/Not

[twitter-dev] What is the expected behavoir of Retweeting a retweet

2009-12-04 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I did an experiment. user1 tweets update1 user2 retweets update1 as update2 (a RT, with update1 embedded) user3 retweets update2, the embedded update is update1 instead of update2. I can't find documentation on this. Is this the expected behavoir? -- Hwee-Boon

[twitter-dev] Are retweets supposed to capture the original tweet as meta in search results or are they supposed to be plain text?

2009-12-04 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I tried searching against http://search.twitter.com and the ATOM search API and found that retweets created using the API appears as plain text in search results, with no metadata referring to the original tweet. Is this the expected behavoir? If so, any plans to make it consistent? -- Hwee-Boon

[twitter-dev] Inconsistency between JSON and Atom search API

2009-12-04 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
This is search results for JSON and Atom call, 10 minutes after the tweet was sent (timestamp 2009-12-05T03:38:11Z). 0 results for JSON, 1 result for Atom JSON === 0 results: $ curl http://search.twitter.com/search.json? q=to:Smoothe_1since_id=6357863332 {results:[],max_id:6358271161,since_id:

[twitter-dev] Re: Basic Auth Deprecation in June

2010-01-16 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
On Jan 14, 8:30 am, twittme_mobi nlupa...@googlemail.com wrote: Hello , Regarding Basic Auth Deprecation is June Any where this is announced? -- Hwee-Boon

[twitter-dev] Re: Basic Auth Deprecation in June

2010-01-18 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Thanks. Hope it's not official. I don't remember reading anything like that on the 2 lists. -- Hwee-Boon On Jan 18, 7:01 pm, Rich rhyl...@gmail.com wrote: Ryan Sarver said it last last yearhttp://twitter.com/Scobleizer/status/6493268213 On Jan 17, 4:46 am, Hwee-Boon Yar hweeb...@gmail.com

[twitter-dev] Re: Deprecating /statuses/public_timeline resource on 4/5/10

2010-03-04 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Is there a reasonable replacement to provide the same functionality in mobile apps? -- Hwee-Boon On Mar 5, 12:04 am, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: sorry - its being deprecated as of today.  it is being removed on 5 april 2010.  hope that clears up the confusion. On Thu, Mar 4,

[twitter-dev] How to register current Basic Auth application as OAuth application

2010-05-15 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
My Twitter app runs on iPhone (and has a server side component that user doesn't directly interact with). It has been running on Basic Auth for more than a year. I would like to register it as OAuth and migrated users over, i.e. running both in parallel under end June since not everyone will

[twitter-dev] Re: How to register current Basic Auth application as OAuth application

2010-05-17 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
half ofhttp://twitter.zendesk.com/entries/18367and our Policy team will be happy to help you with this. If not, please follow up on your ticket (for privacy reasons) and we'll look into it further. Thanks! Brian Sutorius On May 15, 10:39 pm, Hwee-Boon Yar hweeb...@gmail.com wrote: My

[twitter-dev] Deleting a retweet

2010-05-25 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
This is probably so obvious I'm missing it. How do I delete a retweet?

[twitter-dev] Re: Announcing Snowflake

2010-06-01 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
So, does this mean (to paraphrase): IDs will remain sorted *all* the time except when comparing between 2 tweets sent within 1 second apart, the order *might* be reversed. And therefore, for most Twitter apps, no change is necessary? -- Hwee-Boon On Jun 2, 10:00 am, themattharris

[twitter-dev] Re: lang= Support in Search API

2010-06-03 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
I get my list from http://search.twitter.com/advanced. -- Hwee-Boon On Jun 3, 10:21 am, Bess bess...@gmail.com wrote: I'd like to confirm the list of language support on Search API b/c I couldn't find any documentation in this Google group andhttp://dev.twitter.com. From my online search

[twitter-dev] Re: Incorrect Signature for oAuth

2010-06-06 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Since it's GET works and POST, no. 1 reason is to make sure the base URI in the base signature string is constructed correctly. In your example, you don't need source= since it's OAuth. -- Hwee-Boon On Jun 6, 8:56 pm, rhysmeister therhysmeis...@hotmail.com wrote: Hi All, I am having

[twitter-dev] Re: link wrapping on the API

2010-06-08 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Are all links going to be wrapped or only long links? If it's the latter, what's the definition? 1. This affects how we count characters before sending and has quite a potential to go wrong, since we'll now need to know exactly which links are going to be wrapped in a tweet. 2. It's also going

[twitter-dev] Re: link wrapping on the API

2010-06-08 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
But if apps don't update and user sends a tweet which is just below 140 characters say, 139, and which contain a link(s) shorter than 19 (or is it 20) characters will mysteriously fail. The user will wonder why the app doesn't let them send the tweet when their app clearly says it's still within

[twitter-dev] Re: Python Twitter

2010-06-13 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
See http://code.google.com/p/oauth-python-twitter/source/browse/trunk/oauthtwitter.p y?r=6 which extends python-twitter to include OAuth calls. I added a method at a fork at http://github.com/hboon/oauthtwitter/ to include the XAuth token exchange call. -- Hwee-Boon On Jun 13, 10:39 am,

[twitter-dev] Search not working properly for filters

2010-11-27 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
curl http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=test%20filter%3Alinks %20(yfrog) returns no results and there are only 3 results on the search page for the same query: http://search.twitter.com/search?q=http+filter%3Alinks+%28yfrog%29 -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: