[twitter-dev] Re: Debug mode?

2009-06-03 Thread JDG
I know it's rather gauche to bump one's own posts, but I'm unfortunately at a bit of a standstill here. Can any of the Twitter developers let me know if there is a way to retrieve more detailed error information from a given HTTP response? Thanks! On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 21:53, @jigglyonee

[twitter-dev] Re: Debug mode?

2009-06-04 Thread JDG
copy and paste that wrong, so I'll check my code). Also, I'll check the 's. On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 05:12, Dossy Shiobara do...@panoptic.com wrote: On 6/4/09 12:07 AM, JDG wrote: My signature base string for that looked like: GET%26http%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Foauth%2Frequest_token%26GET

[twitter-dev] Re: Debug mode?

2009-06-04 Thread JDG
That's the whole point, though. I'm still at the point where I'm trying to *get* an oauth token. On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 13:51, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 22:53, @jigglyonee ghil...@gmail.com wrote: I'm passing, hopefully, the correct parameters. A

[twitter-dev] Re: Larger Users Not Returning Follower Data

2009-06-04 Thread JDG
To provide a slightly different user perspective, I think it would be a nice user-level setting to be able to accept DMs from users I do not follow That said, I also understand the potential complexity and performance issues such a setting could present, so I'm not expecting it any time soon, but

[twitter-dev] Re: Change the link of the source [My App]

2009-06-08 Thread JDG
If I'm reading the list correctly, the source param has been removed from basic auth. If you want to use a source param, you have to switch to OAuth. Might be misreading things though. On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 12:14, Dan Boger zig...@gmail.com wrote: Don't know about Jony, but I haven't been

[twitter-dev] OAuth issue

2009-06-15 Thread JDG
Howdy all, Thanks to all your help, I was able to get my token methods working. However, now that I've tried to set up my client to post its first message, I'm getting a 401 again. Here's the TCP trace from Wireshark: POST /statuses/update.xml HTTP/1.1 Authorization: OAuth

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth signature generation Help (Failed to validate oauth signature and token)

2009-06-24 Thread JDG
Your signature base string (the second thing you posted) looks correct (though you don't need the oauth_token part, it may be causing a problem). The third part, however ... Something's very not right there. If you're doing this as a GET request with a browser, you shouldn't be normalizing the

[twitter-dev] Re: How-To: Get a Twitter Token via VB.NET

2009-06-25 Thread JDG
Until they discontinue basic auth... On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 16:04, Obrzut sa...@peyoteuk.com wrote: Thanks. But - I kinda sorted it here with this code snippet... url = https://twitter.com/account/verify_credentials.xml; Dim test As String = url Dim UR As

[twitter-dev] Re: hello, my is Buboo SYSOP.

2009-06-29 Thread JDG
it's not that you CAN do it with OAuth, it's that you HAVE to do it with OAuth. On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 08:48, Mandakini kumari pkumar...@gmail.com wrote: Hello I have developed a twitter application on http://www.redcounty.com/ How can I have the source = myappid. I know we can do it

[twitter-dev] Re: Favourite Count

2009-06-29 Thread JDG
You should ping the guys who run favrd[1]. They use it somehow and maybe they could help you. [1] Favrd: http://favrd.textism.com/ On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 13:25, Twitticism twitticismg...@googlemail.comwrote: Is there anyway to access/utilise the favourite count of an individual tweet? Can't

[twitter-dev] Re: source not working

2009-06-29 Thread JDG
and i have the name roflcopterlolmachine registered with twitter on http://twitter.com/oauth_clients. i'm new to the twitter api and just don't understand whats going on On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 11:36 PM, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: Source only works

[twitter-dev] Re: @username matches and hash tags

2009-06-30 Thread JDG
i would imagine that for hashtags it's 139 characters. Can't speak to usernames though. On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 17:39, Scott Haneda talkli...@newgeo.com wrote: Awesome, thanks. I found I had to use a B, so this works form me: \B@([A-Za-z0-9_]+) Word boundary is indeed very handy, works

Re: Hash tag standards? (Re: [twitter-dev] Re: @username matches and hash tags)

2009-06-30 Thread JDG
I've never seen anything and since you don't necessarily search with the hashtag, i simply assumed it was a way to tag a post for later searching, and that this defacto standard of using the hashmarks was simply something for the clients. I think that my argument is bolstered by the fact that on

[twitter-dev] Re: Security Best Practices

2009-07-01 Thread JDG
The problem is that by everyone getting their own consumer keys, the source parameter will be different for every person. Now, I'm not interested in getting my name in lights in the Twitter world -- I could honestly care less. That said, if I'm going to spend a significant portion of my time

[twitter-dev] Re: How to calculate time remaining for rate limit

2009-07-02 Thread JDG
Are you sure that your current time is not returning local time instead of UTC time? If you're in PDT, that would make sense. On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 16:42, danksoft danks...@gmail.com wrote: Ok, the difference I'm getting is still 8 hours... 7/2/2009 11:41:23 PM(epoch time) : 7/2/2009

[twitter-dev] Re: How to calculate time remaining for rate limit

2009-07-02 Thread JDG
Obviously, that will only work in your time zone. What language are you using? Most have a way to get the current time in UTC time as opposed to local time. On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 16:54, danksoft danks...@gmail.com wrote: Wow I feel stupid lol. I noticed I have to subtract 8 hours from it.

[twitter-dev] Re: How to calculate time remaining for rate limit

2009-07-02 Thread JDG
, vbUseSystemDayOfWeek, vbUseSystem) So then I do iSec - iNow which gives me 12:00 but that still isn't right... On Jul 2, 3:57 pm, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: Obviously, that will only work in your time zone. What language are you using? Most have a way to get the current time in UTC time

[twitter-dev] Re: How to calculate time remaining for rate limit

2009-07-02 Thread JDG
Actually, I think that might be specific to VB.NET and I just read you're using 6. I think that you can use the GetSystemTime API call[1] to do the same thing in VB6. [1] http://www.ex-designz.net/apidetail.asp?api_id=145 On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 17:31, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: My VB is very

[twitter-dev] Re: oAuth company name

2009-07-04 Thread JDG
i think the only thing that would keep you would be a sternly-worded letter from Microsoft's legal team to both you and Twitter. On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 16:08, Peter Denton petermden...@gmail.com wrote: Hey all, Not trying to ask the team an annoying question, but is there anything to keep me

[twitter-dev] Re: Always returned Failed to validate oauth signature and token

2009-07-05 Thread JDG
from the oauth core section on parameter encoding: Hexadecimal characters in encodings MUST be upper case.[1] Your string has %2b and %3d. You should see if that's causing it. [1] http://oauth.net/core/1.0/#signing_process On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 21:01, muramastu keic...@gmail.com wrote:

[twitter-dev] Re: 403 on Direct Message

2009-07-06 Thread JDG
Unfortunately, I can't help you, but I do want to remind you to change your password now, as the entire twitter dev community has it at this point :) On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 08:02, Jason Korkin jkor...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I am getting a 403 error when I attempt to send a response back to a

[twitter-dev] Re: search API - why not XML output...

2009-07-06 Thread JDG
I think he means the XML schema that's returned if you use the .xml suffix for many API calls. On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 15:35, Ben Metcalfe ben.metca...@gmail.com wrote: Atom is XML On Jul 6, 8:03 am, Carlos carlos.crose...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, bu looking at the search API docs I see the

[twitter-dev] app ideas / clearinghouse?

2009-07-06 Thread JDG
All, As I've been tinkering with the twitter API and immersing myself in the technical side of the community, I find myself wanting very much to put together a twitter app ... but I'm short on ideas that haven't been taken. Twitter staff: is there any sort of clearinghouse for ideas that you'd

[twitter-dev] Re: Bug? 200 Http Code + Empty answer with Status/Show on a specific Status ID

2009-07-07 Thread JDG
Seems like you should be opening a bug. On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:31, Arnaud Meunier arnaud.meun...@twitoaster.comwrote: Another example of a status affected by this bug: https://twitter.com/statuses/show/2514621302.json Once more, only JSON format seems to be failing. Arnaud. On Jul 7,

[twitter-dev] Re: Pull email address after authentication?

2009-07-08 Thread JDG
*Yes, I could also use it to send them spam, but that's why they should block my app if they don't trust me.* Shouldn't you be applying the same logic to why they would trust you not to update their email address? On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 15:47, Dave Hensley davehens...@gmail.com wrote: If a

[twitter-dev] Re: Pull email address after authentication?

2009-07-08 Thread JDG
, 2009 at 16:15, Dave Hensley davehens...@gmail.com wrote: Yes, which is why I think it's silly that I can change their email address but can't view it. I really think it should be the other way around, don't you?. Dave. On Jul 8, 6:00 pm, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: *Yes, I could also use

[twitter-dev] Re: Design of Invite Twitter friends

2009-07-09 Thread JDG
why not use statuses/followers[1] ? Sure, there's more payload, but the performance will almost definitely be better than making n+1 calls to get your n followers. [1] http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-statuses%C2%A0followers On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 12:20, chachra

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth failing to validate signature

2009-07-09 Thread JDG
That's something that I would really like to see as well -- even if it was a development parameter (ala debug=true) that could be put in the signature. On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 14:41, Bojan Rajkovic severedcr...@gmail.com wrote: On Jul 9, 4:26 pm, Bojan Rajkovic severedcr...@gmail.com wrote:

[twitter-dev] Re: Failed to validate oauth signature and token using python/django libs

2009-07-09 Thread JDG
No. According to the oauth spec, your signature key is always consumer_secrettoken_secret, even if token_secret is empty, so when you first call request_token, your key will be consumer_secret On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 21:24, Blaine Garrett bla...@blainegarrett.comwrote: Hi, Thanks for the

[twitter-dev] Re: Blocked Users in the list of users

2009-07-10 Thread JDG
It used to, but does not appear to any more. 2009/7/10 João Pereira joaomiguel.pere...@gmail.com Hi, If I have a user blocked, will it still apears in the list of users following me? Thanks, jp -- Internets. Serious business.

[twitter-dev] Re: How to Keep Profile Image Urls up to date

2009-07-10 Thread JDG
I don't know if twitter's site supports all HTTP calls, but you could make a HEAD call to the profile img url you have stored and if you get a 404, could make another call to their profile to get the new image url. It's an extra HTTP call, sure, but you'd be most liable to get the correct

[twitter-dev] Re: twitter application using OAuth

2009-07-10 Thread JDG
There is a Javascript OAuth library out there -- I'm not sure how well it works. I started working on one myself but couldn't get the hashes to compute correctly, no matter how hard I tried (and this was with a rather popular HMAC-SHA1 JS library out there, the same that the JS OAuth library that

[twitter-dev] Re: How to Keep Profile Image Urls up to date

2009-07-10 Thread JDG
in the meantime. I'll write a job to update these as JDG has mentioned but it certainly is not ideal. The biggest problem has been the Green Overlay and most recently LiveStrong overlay memes. Not sure why Twitter doesn't just abstract the profile image with some standard URL scheme. -fs On Jul 10, 6

[twitter-dev] Re: Should consumer token be kept secret?

2009-07-11 Thread JDG
It's different from basic auth in the way that oauth was primarily designed to be different -- the app need not know your password (thus preventing a rogue app from stealing it) and it need not send it over the wire with every request (thus preventing a rogue entity from monitoring and trapping it

[twitter-dev] Re: Going all the way back -- the 3200-tweet limit is annoying / frustrating

2009-07-12 Thread JDG
Post a reply to @twitterapi for consideration in the V2 roadmap. On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 08:21, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.comwrote: Where does one post a feature request? Does anyone know how hard this would be to implement or how far back the live database goes? At some point,

[twitter-dev] Re: get status of set group of people

2009-07-13 Thread JDG
This may seem like a bit of a hack, but they could set up that separate twitter account so that it only follows that set of friends whose tweets it should be retweeting. Your script could then pull the statuses/friends_timeline[1] API for that account and use it to retweet based on hashtags. [1]

[twitter-dev] Re: Social media developer groups?

2009-07-16 Thread JDG
have you tried business-oriented social networking sites like LinkedIn? It has a bazillion groups and I'd be shocked if there weren't a social computing-oriented group. On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 13:50, Nick Arnett nick.arn...@gmail.com wrote: Anybody here know of any organized social media

[twitter-dev] Re: LOLCODE API Wrapper

2009-07-18 Thread JDG
most API libraries were written by 3rd party devs, so ... LOL GET 2 WERK KTHXBYE ;) On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 10:54, David Fisher tib...@gmail.com wrote: I can't seem to find a LOLCODE (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LOLCODE) API wrapper for Twitter. I was hoping to write my next Twitter

[twitter-dev] Re: Matt Sanford, signing off.

2009-07-20 Thread JDG
and of course, as soon as i type that, my firefox decides to stop being a jerk and showing it. SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU'RE SNARKY? On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 13:12, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: Alex, not to be snarky, but it doesn't look good on a web company when the document asking

[twitter-dev] Re: Matt Sanford, signing off.

2009-07-20 Thread JDG
/etc... is your cup of tea. Thanks, Doug On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 12:13 PM, JDGghil...@gmail.com wrote: and of course, as soon as i type that, my firefox decides to stop being a jerk and showing it. SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU'RE SNARKY? On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 13:12, JDG ghil

[twitter-dev] Re: same status id for all search api result

2009-07-20 Thread JDG
the twitpocalypse happened quite a few weeks ago and this was discussed ad nauseum. If json_decode is trying to put those into an int instead of a 64 bit number (a la long long or BigInteger in java), you should probably modify the json text, adding quotes, before you call json_decode, so that it

[twitter-dev] Re: How to get consumer and secret key

2009-07-22 Thread JDG
you could get a key and use the OOB (pin) flow. On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 15:20, Ritvvij ritvi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I want to integrate my ruby on rails website with twitter. For all the tutorials I have gone through they require me to use oauth Oauth requires a consumer key and secret

[twitter-dev] Re: Is it possible to receive a list of twitter users starting with a given string ?

2009-07-25 Thread JDG
Sure you can. Try to get their timeline and see if you get a 404 On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 10:42, VaN fanel@gmail.com wrote: Then I guess I can't verify a submitted name is an existing twitter account either ? On Jul 24, 10:59 pm, Peter Denton petermden...@gmail.com wrote: There is no

[twitter-dev] Re: track syntax

2009-07-27 Thread JDG
a) the POST body (i.e. track=Palin) must come after ALL headers. b) change your password, you just sent it to the whole dev community. On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 12:18, Joseph northwest...@gmail.com wrote: I am trying to use the track streaming API, but I'm having trouble with the syntax. The

[twitter-dev] Re: error with simple xml load file

2009-07-27 Thread JDG
does your hosting service allow remote connections to be made? that is, can you use similar code to connect to any other sites? On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 00:05, oscarva osca...@gmail.com wrote: I am tring to do a Api call using simple xml and twitter search API. $rss =

[twitter-dev] Re: OAUTH: Basic Auth is simpler/more reliable/more secure/better received than OAuth!?

2009-07-28 Thread JDG
What do you know about your sample, other than they use your app? Are they technically savvy? Mindful of their security? Do they often click on links from Paypal in their email? Do they have friends in Nigeria that are willing to send them money? I think that is the statistical significance to

[twitter-dev] Re: OAUTH: Basic Auth is simpler/more reliable/more secure/better received than OAuth!?

2009-07-28 Thread JDG
sample, though of course it would be biased towards those of us that enjoy those sorts of surveys. ;) On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 12:17, Andrew Badera and...@badera.us wrote: On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 2:15 PM, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: I think that is the statistical significance to which TjL

[twitter-dev] Re: twitter api server seems to be down (getting invalid signature) since 5.15 pm pst

2009-07-28 Thread JDG
oh god yes. ESPECIALLY the last one. On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 12:22, Cameron Kaiser spec...@floodgap.com wrote: @Marcel, Thanks for the post. Here are my suggestions: - Please make 'concrete' API examples(few POSTs and few GETs) with actual requests. - Make a list common-mistakes

[twitter-dev] Re: OAUTH: Basic Auth is simpler/more reliable/more secure/better received than OAuth!?

2009-07-28 Thread JDG
It's only a scare if the development community neglects or refuses to educate the populace at large that only Twitter really needs your password, so why give it to anyone else? On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 13:27, jahbini jahb...@celarien.com wrote: Sorry about your Oauth Implementation, Mine's been

[twitter-dev] Re: Potential Solution To OAuth Problem

2009-07-28 Thread JDG
You shouldn't use java.net.URLEncoder as it encodes more characters than the OAuth spec specifies should be encoded. On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 14:12, ks91 ks91...@gmail.com wrote: The + - %20 solution seems to work for me. I am writing my own OAuth library in Java, and java.net.URLEncoder

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter JS implementation

2009-07-29 Thread JDG
http://code.google.com/p/oauth/source/browse/code/javascript/ will get you started -- the oauth stuff is probably the meat of what you need to do to get statuses/update working. JS isn't a great language for this, because of the XSS issues that arise. On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 11:29, Bob Fishel

[twitter-dev] Re: Too Many Requests for a specific user ....

2009-07-29 Thread JDG
It is going to be changed soon (see another thread in the group, but I'm not going to bother looking it up for you) to 15 INVALID requests/hr. Valid requests will not count towards the total. On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 15:14, Francis Shanahan francisshana...@gmail.comwrote: ok, so I'll optimize

[twitter-dev] Re: Preventing Twitter from interpreting @ characters

2009-07-30 Thread JDG
OH. missed the url part. Could you URL-escape it? That is, instead of using @, use %40? On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:27, Howard Siegel hsie...@gmail.com wrote: Which will destroy the URL. ;-O - h On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:50, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: put a space after the @ sign

[twitter-dev] Re: OAUTH: Basic Auth is simpler/more reliable/more secure/better received than OAuth!?

2009-07-31 Thread JDG
Another way to look at it, from the opposite angle: If I change my Twitter password on Twitter's site, my app will continue to work without additional interaction if it's coded with OAuth. On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 08:41, Christopher St John ckstj...@gmail.comwrote: On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 6:07

[twitter-dev] Re: 401 Unauthorized When Getting an Access Token

2009-07-31 Thread JDG
Since you're not including an oauth_callback, i would assume you're using the oob flow, in which case, i have to ask, where's your oauth_verifier parameter? On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 13:09, mattarnold1977 matt.arnold.1...@gmail.comwrote: Please, if anyone can assist I would be grateful. Here is

[twitter-dev] Re: Help signing OAuth requests

2009-07-31 Thread JDG
the former is assuming UTF-8, which is likely the correct assumption to make. %E9 is the actual unicode codepoint, whereas the %C3%A9 is the UTF-8 encoding of said codepoint. I believe the API wiki says something about requiring UTF-8 encoding (and if it doesn't, it should). On Fri, Jul 31, 2009

[twitter-dev] Re: oAuth Token JSON

2009-07-31 Thread JDG
That will never return JSON, per the OAuth spec. It will return a token in the HTTP Query String format. If you are using Dojo, you can use dojo.queryToObject to convert it to json. On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 14:59, Eric Garside gars...@gmail.com wrote: Hey all, I'm working on a Javascript

[twitter-dev] Re: oAuth Token JSON

2009-07-31 Thread JDG
alternatively, you could of course do something like this: var token = {}; var parts = theReturnString.split(''); for (var part in parts) { var parm = part.split('='); token[parm[0]] = parm[1] || ; } On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 17:54, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: That will never return

[twitter-dev] Re: Very Simple OAuth Question

2009-07-31 Thread JDG
Per the OAuth spec: Access Tokens MAY limit access to certain Protected Resources, and MAY have a limited lifetime. [1] At this time, I don't believe Twitter expires their access token, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't take it into account, as they may decide to in the future. [1]

[twitter-dev] Re: OAUTH: Basic Auth is simpler/more reliable/more secure/better received than OAuth!?

2009-07-31 Thread JDG
On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 21:02, Bradley S. O'Hearne brad.ohea...@gmail.comwrote: In conclusion, addressing one last example of ATM cards and pins -- you picked the safe example. A credit card is far less safe than all of this, because lose one of those, and the finder is on a shopping spree,

[twitter-dev] Re: 401 Unauthorized When Getting an Access Token

2009-08-01 Thread JDG
oob means Out of Band, and is designed for desktop applications. If you don't specify a callback when getting the request token, you're given a pin to enter. It sounds like you're not using that flow though. On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 14:55, mattarnold1977 matt.arnold.1...@gmail.comwrote: JDG

[twitter-dev] Re: Newbie Question about signing requests

2009-08-02 Thread JDG
http://oauth.net/core/1.0/#signing_process On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 17:16, CB claudijo.boro...@gmail.com wrote: I am testing the Twitter API for a Firefox extension I am writing, and trying out the OAuth flow for desktop clients, as described on http://twitterapi.pbworks.com/Authentication.

[twitter-dev] Re: Daylight savings

2009-08-02 Thread JDG
What do you mean? The time of a tweet? If so, you have the created_at parameter in the status object which is the UTC time of the tweet, and the user object within the status object lists the user's utc_offset. Using that, you're able to get the exact time of the tweet, relative of course to the

[twitter-dev] Re: Daylight savings

2009-08-03 Thread JDG
not. I ask this but I think I know the anwser, does the API have any knowledge of a user's actual time zone (inc DST) without the user having to change their TZ whenever their clock changes? On Aug 3, 3:18 am, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: What do you mean? The time of a tweet? If so, you

[twitter-dev] Re: Search is no longer indexing Portuguese (pt) tweets

2009-08-06 Thread JDG
Have you actually opened a support ticket for this? On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 09:53, caio ariede caio.ari...@gmail.com wrote: This issue is killing my app! http://307.to/ Caio Ariede http://caioariede.com/ On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 10:58 AM, caio ariede caio.ari...@gmail.comwrote: But why

[twitter-dev] Re: API converting + text character to white space...

2009-08-06 Thread JDG
+ is the RFC-defined way to send a space. You have to encode your parameters using the API, so + will become %xx, where xx is the hex ascii code for +. On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 11:15, HatMan webmas...@metromilwaukee.com wrote: John+Jane will appear as John Jane when the text is sent via the API

[twitter-dev] Re: Read Status in API

2009-08-06 Thread JDG
What does it mean to be read though? A public tweet can be read by anyone by any widget that pulls it. If it's DL'ed by any of the various *hose feeds, does that mean it's been read? What if it's searched and found? I find it very hard to believe that this makes sense in Twitter's paradigm On

[twitter-dev] Re: Question About Post Commands

2009-08-07 Thread JDG
If it's a desktop app, you could spawn some number of threads (say 10) and make 10 post calls in each simultaneously. On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 10:35, Dan Kurszewski dan.kurszew...@gmail.comwrote: My issue is the amount of time it takes to do a certain number of friendship/destroy and

[twitter-dev] Re: DDoS Status Update

2009-08-07 Thread JDG
THEY may not be stopping whitelisted IPs -- it could be coming from upstream. On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 13:25, Genevate chris.corriv...@gmail.com wrote: Obviously the issue is far larger than a normal DDoS attack. Think about it. Why would they stop white listed Apps and rate limit these as

[twitter-dev] Re: PHP Code To Handle 30x Redirects

2009-08-08 Thread JDG
there's no actual difference there. On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 08:43, Dewald Pretorius dpr...@gmail.com wrote: Yikes, there's a small bug. Replace: $remote_server = 'http://twitter.com/'; $call_url = $remote_server . $api_url; with $remote_server = 'http://twitter.com'; $call_url =

[twitter-dev] Re: Time out to twitter.com

2009-08-08 Thread JDG
they're still seeing the DDoS attack. it's been well documented. On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 10:23, pmduque pmdu...@gmail.com wrote: Suddenly everything started to work again... wonder what happened... On Aug 8, 2:13 pm, pmduque pmdu...@gmail.com wrote: Requests fro our IP are getting time out.

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Update, 8/9 noon PST

2009-08-10 Thread JDG
you're obviously subscribed to the group. either you subscribed or someone did for you. log in to groups.google.com and unsubscribe. On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 08:59, timothy willan timothywil...@gmail.comwrote: Hello Ryan I'm timothy not surwe why I'm receiving all twitter Development emails,

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth vs. Basic authentication strictly on iPhone

2009-08-11 Thread JDG
Why would it be hosted in your app? Why can't you open Safari? On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 13:29, Bradley S. O'Hearne brad.ohea...@gmail.comwrote: Srikanth, By third party i meant some one like 'TwitViewer' (some one who would pay and register their app in appstore and trick the users to

[twitter-dev] Re: FW: Twitter is Suing me!!!

2009-08-11 Thread JDG
On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 20:48, Dean Collins d...@cognation.net wrote: Any other developer being sued by Twitter today? I might be. Oh wait, no, I'm not, because I know the difference between a lawsuit and a cease and desist letter that enumerates all the things I'm doing that violates

[twitter-dev] Re: FW: Twitter is Suing me!!!

2009-08-12 Thread JDG
As has been stated ad nauseum, Twitter would have a very hard time initiating legal proceedings simply because you violated the TOS. They could suspend your account, sure, but they're a private company. They could suspend your account because they didn't like the color of your shirt. On Wed, Aug

[twitter-dev] Re: I need a twitter this button for my website

2009-08-12 Thread JDG
No. You have to develop an OAuth application to change the source. On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 04:04, ian_scho ian.s...@gmail.com wrote: For example,http://twitter.com/home?status=Your%20Text -M Thanks for the example, it works great. The above will show a new status like: * user_name

[twitter-dev] Re: How to post spaces to twitter from vb.net?

2009-08-13 Thread JDG
did you try Hi+Carla? that's the RFC-compliant way. On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 13:47, catcalls g.obrzut3...@ntlworld.com wrote: This is really bugging me now! So far I've tried the following; post_data = status=Hi carla or post_data=status='hi carla' or post_data=status=Hi%20Carla

[twitter-dev] Re: BOJAN RAJKOVIC - Your DLL is not working!

2009-08-13 Thread JDG
url encoding for space is %20, not 2B On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 15:27, catcalls g.obrzut3...@ntlworld.com wrote: Yeah - after much searching I discovered the URL encoding for space is %2B - but this still did not work. I really think there is a problem with oauth.WebRequest() in the DLL? I

[twitter-dev] Re: Cease Desist from Twitter

2009-08-13 Thread JDG
That's true. They're not asking you to drop the domain name or anything like that. I've seen MUCH nastier C D letters issued. That one indicates to me that they actually do appreciate your service, but simply are trying to defend their brand. On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 18:04, Neil Ellis

[twitter-dev] Re: Cease Desist from Twitter

2009-08-13 Thread JDG
Why do they have to spell it out? It's a trademarked name, and they don't have to give any exceptions if they don't want to. If you want to use it, ask permission. They *can* grant it. On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 18:08, Goblin stu...@abovetheinternet.org wrote: I think the blog post actually makes

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth on client side

2009-08-16 Thread JDG
How do you expect to use Twitter if you can't get to Twitter? On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 09:00, JONNiE` arse...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I was wondering is there a way to implement OAuth and Twitter functionality without server going out to twitter.com? We have servers that are closed to external

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth on client side

2009-08-17 Thread JDG
, Arseny Slutsky arse...@gmail.com wrote: I can use Twitter from CLient Side... What I am trying to avoid is calling Twitter from Server side 2009/8/17 JDG ghil...@gmail.com How do you expect to use Twitter if you can't get to Twitter? On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 09:00, JONNiE` arse

Re: Absurd Misunderstanding of Open Anything (Was: [twitter-dev] Re: Open Auth)

2009-08-17 Thread JDG
Which eliminates one of the biggest features of OAuth for a lot of app-writers -- the ability to put their app in the source parameter, thus eliminating the biggest piece of marketing they have. On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 08:59, Chris Babcock cbabc...@asciiking.com wrote: On Aug 17, 6:27 am,

[twitter-dev] Re: 401 Error, could not authenticate you problem

2009-08-18 Thread JDG
are you sure your encode method is correctly base64-encoding the credentials? On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 08:18, havis bazoa...@gmail.com wrote: Hello Adam, actually i am using basic authentication sending login and password as a header request: String url =

[twitter-dev] Re: https on twimg.com?

2009-08-18 Thread JDG
This has already been discussed on the list. If you want to use HTTPS, for now, you have to replace the twimg host with the amazonaws host. On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 08:54, Alex aybarb...@gmail.com wrote: Our app uses https during the user session and in order to prevent errors in some browsers

[twitter-dev] Re: Permanent URL to profile images?

2009-08-18 Thread JDG
no On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 11:34, Adriano Nagel a...@safira.com wrote: Hi, Is there a permanent URL to user profile images? Currently when a user changes his avatar, my app displays a broken image. I'm trying to avoid looking for updates periodically, but I couldn't find anything related

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth + Mobile nightmare

2009-08-18 Thread JDG
That's what you should be doing. There's no reason to get a new Access Token every time. Per the OAuth spec, you should probably code your app to handle an expired token gracefully. The spec states that tokens MAY expire -- Twitter currently does not expire theirs, though. However, that doesn't

[twitter-dev] Re: about 8 hours ago from API

2009-08-19 Thread JDG
That doesn't work on new apps. On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 15:07, djc8080 djc8...@gmail.com wrote: http://twitter.com/statuses/update.format?source=appname -- Internets. Serious business.

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter API allowing multiple Posters

2009-08-20 Thread JDG
You mean like CoTweet? On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 11:58, BrianF divyde...@gmail.com wrote: Is there a twitter client/website/code that allows someone to post to a specific Twitter account using their Twitter account. i.e. Can a bunch of stores use their twitter accounts to post to a single

[twitter-dev] Re: how can I get user address using Twitter API?

2009-08-21 Thread JDG
no, on purpose. On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 01:08, Bo Huang bohua...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I am trying to integrate Twitter OAuth with my website. Right now I can use this API (https://twitter.com/account/verify_credentials.xml) to get lots of profile information like user ID, screen name, but

[twitter-dev] Re: New problem with JSON search API on 32-bit OS?

2009-08-21 Thread JDG
we've seen this before on this list, and the suggestion i came up with is to manually parse the JSON for integer values (wouldn't be that hard) and wrap them in strings. On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 08:58, JSJ jimstj...@gmail.com wrote: I have not seen this issue discussed anywhere yet. Recently

[twitter-dev] Re: I can't use OAuth and I want to apply source(from[myApp])

2009-08-22 Thread JDG
you could speak with a proxy outside of china, which could do the OAuth for you On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 23:40, bang bang...@gmail.com wrote: I'm the builder of Twitese (http://twitese.appspot.com/), a chinese web client for Twitter. I know that if a new web app want to show from [myApp], the

[twitter-dev] Re: Stop playing around with Source parameters

2009-08-22 Thread JDG
technically as long as it's well formed, any fragment can be valid XML in the eyes of DOM (sounds like an Italian mobster there). I mean sure, you couldn't feed it a href=foohi but you could feed it a href=foohi/a On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 06:27, Andrew Badera and...@badera.us wrote: Can you

[twitter-dev] Re: how can I get user address using Twitter API?

2009-08-22 Thread JDG
surely you're joking. PLEASE tell me you're joking, because my skin is crawling. On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 08:01, Dossy Shiobara do...@panoptic.com wrote: On 8/22/09 5:49 AM, Andrew Badera wrote: Spam? Privacy? Call me crazy, I know! So, who wants to form a data mining startup that crawls

[twitter-dev] Re: I can't use OAuth and I want to apply source(from[myApp])

2009-08-22 Thread JDG
twitter.com with proxy, but the users of Twitese couldn't access, that's the problem. One of the most useful feature of Twitese is made Chinese people use Twitter without proxy On Aug 22, 10:10 pm, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: you could speak with a proxy outside of china, which could do

[twitter-dev] Re: how can I get user address using Twitter API?

2009-08-22 Thread JDG
because degenerate spammers will buy lists of email addresses to market their crappy products. On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 15:41, Allan Zhang all...@gmail.com wrote: Why email addresses equal money? I really can not see the value - Thanks Allan Zhang Send from iPhone On Aug 22, 2009, at

[twitter-dev] Re: Unexpected behaviour in search API

2009-08-23 Thread JDG
Showed up in the link you just provided -- perhaps it takes a while to index the tweets. On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 15:51, raffjones maneatingf...@googlemail.comwrote: I've developed an app to follow comedian Eddie Izzard on his 1000-mile run across the UK - http://eddieizrunning.com/. Its

[twitter-dev] Re: get the id's of twitter users who have authenticated with OAuth?

2009-08-25 Thread JDG
they do. when you get an access token, the screen name and their ID are returned to you along with the token. Use it. Store it. On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 15:18, mcdade bmcd...@gmail.com wrote: Bumping on this since no one answered.. And i'm up to 90 users who authed now but I have no idea who

[twitter-dev] Re: get the id's of twitter users who have authenticated with OAuth?

2009-08-25 Thread JDG
: Thanks JDG for the advice but I wrote an App, not a webapp. The program runs on the users computer and they auth, I really don't want to do a whole i'm going to quietly send your info to me while you aren't looking. I really dislike when companies put in a some sneaky things to get

[twitter-dev] Re: get the id's of twitter users who have authenticated with OAuth?

2009-08-25 Thread JDG
mcdade wrote: Thanks JDG for the advice but I wrote an App, not a webapp. The program runs on the users computer and they auth, I really don't want to do a whole i'm going to quietly send your info to me while you aren't looking. I really dislike when companies put in a some sneaky things

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