[twitter-dev] Re: Freelance Twitter API Dev directory?

2009-03-19 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky * Twitter: @znmeb * URL: http://www.linkedin.com/in/edborasky Languages: R, Ruby, Perl Specialties: data / text mining and visualization, statistics, performance engineering, scalability testing, performance troubleshooting, capacity planning, computational finance

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

2009-07-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
* tweets back as far as the Twitter database holds them. I don't particularly care about other peoples' tweets -- what I do with them is heavily biased towards *recent* activity. But I'd sure like to get my whole stream back as far as you have it. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net

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

2009-07-12 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
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 would need to archive older tweets in some place with slower access, I would think. On Jul 11, 11:47 am, Damon Clinkscales sca...@pobox.com

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter is not making money

2009-07-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jul 16, 1:14 pm, Stuart stut...@gmail.com wrote: Twitter have a business plan, we're just not worthy enough to know all the details. What we know so far is that they're planning to launch a premium account type with a bunch of tools to aid brand and engagement tracking. I've got news for

[twitter-dev] Re: LOLCODE API Wrapper

2009-07-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
TWEET IM IN YR LOOP UP VAR!!1 GET UR TWEETS VISIBLE TWEETS IM OUTTA YR LOOP KTHXBYE Thoughts? An API wrapper would make all this much easier. David -- Internets. Serious business. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter is not making money

2009-07-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
? -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter is not making money

2009-07-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
to follow as many customers and prospects as they want, totally without limits and totally without charge. But I think they should pay for the right to appear in thousands of timelines and to send direct messages to thousands of people. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter is not making money

2009-07-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
not convinced, though, that it is worth doing. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter is not making money

2009-07-19 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
approaches / platforms / startups. I think in the end the issue of Twitter stability / security / scalability is a non-issue. Twitter is a *success* and the business intelligence value of tweets will find a way to support the messaging platform. ;-) --J -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky

[twitter-dev] Call for action #StopBritneyBots

2009-11-30 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
using the algorithm I've described above. I've been asked to create one, but I'm holding off - there are some murky legalities involved and I have more interesting research in Twitter text mining I want to do. ;-) Twitter, what say you? Developer community, what say you? -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

[twitter-dev] Re: Call for action #StopBritneyBots

2009-11-30 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
research in Twitter text mining I want to do. ;-) Twitter, what say you? Developer community, what say you? -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness -- mailto:n...@layer3arts.com // GoogleTalk

[twitter-dev] Re: Call for action #StopBritneyBots

2009-12-01 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I am looking for work but am not willing to relocate to San Francisco. The cost of living there is insane. Not that where I am now, Portland, Oregon, is much better. On Dec 1, 12:30 am, Josh Roesslein jroessl...@gmail.com wrote: Hopefully as time goes on twitter will start pushing out more

[twitter-dev] Re: the new retweet feature might break my app

2009-12-03 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Dec 2, 7:36 pm, John Kalucki j...@twitter.com wrote: This is documented, supported and subject to as much change or stasis as any other Twitter feature. The entire tweet is given to avoid an extra round-trip in rendering timelines. Many our results are denormalized in this way, as a

[twitter-dev] Retweet is gone from the web page with no entry on the status page

2009-12-03 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
It looks like the retweet capability on the standard Twitter web interface has been turned off. I didn't see an entry on the Twitter status page about this. Did I miss an announcement?

[twitter-dev] Re: Today's Platform Announcements at Le Web

2009-12-09 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Question: not too long ago, the Twitter API pages declared that there were legal reasons why access to the firehose was restricted. Have those legal restrictions suddenly been lifted?

[twitter-dev] Re: Location Specific Public Timeline

2009-12-12 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Why not do a location-based Twitter search and then analyze the returned tweets? Or am I missing something in what you're trying to do? On Dec 11, 5:16 am, ArtJulian art.jul...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I'm trying to build an application around trending topics based on a specific location through

[twitter-dev] Re: WordPress implements a Twitter API root

2009-12-14 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I have four WordPress blogs but none of them are hosted on WordPress.com. I'm not sure what the use case is for the thing they just announced anyhow. On Dec 12, 7:57 pm, Chad Etzel jazzyc...@gmail.com wrote: fyi.. http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2009/12/12/twitter-api/ seems to only support

[twitter-dev] Questions about opening the firehose

2009-12-14 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
for 2010, and I'm really curious - what has changed legally since then that would allow Twitter to open the firehose to all developers? What legal agreements / licenses / contracts must a developer commit to in order to gain access to the firehose? -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky

[twitter-dev] Re: Questions about opening the firehose

2009-12-14 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Kaluckihttp://twitter.com/jkalucki Services, Twitter Inc. On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 9:09 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.comwrote: Last week at Le Web, Twitter's Platform Director, Ryan Sarver, announced that Twitter will be opening the firehose to all developers. As I recall

[twitter-dev] When does the rate limit increase for oAuth apps go into effect?

2009-12-15 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I see that applications that authenticate with oAuth are going to get a 10X increase in the number of API calls they can make per hour. When does that go into effect?

[twitter-dev] Re: Questions about opening the firehose

2009-12-17 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
. They have an advantage over random developers like myself, because they have a business relationship with Twitter and I don't. I can't make a credible business plan without knowing what I will and will not be able to legally do with firehose data, or how much it will cost me for access. -- M. Edward (Ed

[twitter-dev] Re: Questions about opening the firehose

2009-12-17 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Excellent! That's exactly what I need! If something gets past the filter, I can always backsearch for it. On Dec 17, 9:19 pm, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: For one thing, I do a lot of location-based processing. I'm quite interested in what's happening in Portland, Oregon, and not

[twitter-dev] Re: Questions about opening the firehose

2009-12-20 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Dec 18, 9:23 am, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: Will the geo-hose streaming API return only those tweets which are geo- tagged, or will it also return tweets for users whose location (in profile) falls within the lat, lon specified the geo-hose will only return tweets that

[twitter-dev] Re: Questions about opening the firehose

2009-12-22 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
BTW, I see that applications that authenticate with oAuth are going to get a 10X increase in the number of API calls they can make per hour. When does that go into effect? On Dec 20, 3:55 pm, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com wrote: On Dec 18, 9:23 am, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Client DNS TTL issue

2009-12-29 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I'm using the command-line curl as a client - will it do this, or do I need to go to a lower-level library-based connection strategy? On Dec 29, 9:33 am, John Kalucki jkalu...@gmail.com wrote: I've noticed a handful of Twitter Streaming API clients that are not honoring the DNS Time To Live

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Preproduction Server?

2010-01-02 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 1, 1:01 pm, Zac Bowling zbowl...@gmail.com wrote: No test version of twitter. The best way is to create a test account and protect it's updates to keep it off search. Request account/ip white-listing where necessary. You may get rate limited but it's good to understand your limits you

[twitter-dev] Re: Skipping the PIN based workflow for Desktop clients using OAuth

2010-01-03 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 3, 7:39 am, ryan alford ryanalford...@gmail.com wrote: In the Desktop workflow, you don't have to enter the PIN every time.  The user is NOT required to authorize your application every time they want to use it.    After the first authorization, YOU store the access token and access

[twitter-dev] Re: UPDATE: Social Graph API Deprecation

2010-01-08 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I have two use cases: 1. Generating a list of all friends and followers. 2. Downloading the most recent 200 tweets of all friends and followers. The existing API functionality is adequate for the first. The second depends more on the rate limiting than the functionality. Right now, I have about

[twitter-dev] Is there a different rate limit for social graph methods?

2010-01-09 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Here's what I'm doing: 1. Checking the rate limit status. It returns the following: remaining hits: 61, seconds to go: 3386, sleeping 55.5081967213115 seconds 2. Authorizing with oAuth, desktop PIN style via Firefox Starting Firefox to authorize - enter PIN: oAuth completed authorized: 1 3.

[twitter-dev] Re: Is there a different rate limit for social graph methods?

2010-01-09 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
?    ---Mark http://twitter.com/mccv On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 7:38 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com wrote: Here's what I'm doing: 1. Checking the rate limit status. It returns the following: remaining hits: 61, seconds to go: 3386, sleeping 55.5081967213115 seconds 2

[twitter-dev] Re: Is there a different rate limit for social graph methods?

2010-01-09 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 9, 9:59 pm, Mark McBride mmcbr...@twitter.com wrote: If you can post complete HTTP conversations of both successful and failed calls (any sensitive info elided) that would be great.  If the Perl library is trying to transparently get the entire social graph you'll definitely get rate

[twitter-dev] Re: Is there a different rate limit for social graph methods?

2010-01-10 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
documentation on x-ratelimit anywhere - I got that insight via breakpoints in the Perl library using Komodo. ;-) On Jan 9, 10:27 pm, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com wrote: On Jan 9, 9:59 pm, Mark McBride mmcbr...@twitter.com wrote: If you can post complete HTTP conversations of both successful

[twitter-dev] Migration to streaming?

2010-01-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I just saw the announcement on Twitter-API-Announce about migrating to streaming. I'm curious about a couple of things: 1. If your application polls for keywords, mentions, is whitelisted on the Search API, or makes more than perhaps 10 queries per minute, you should begin your migration to

[twitter-dev] Re: Migration to streaming?

2010-01-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 11, 11:50 am, John Kalucki j...@twitter.com wrote: We're not ready to fully support desktop clients on the Streaming API. Connection counts, permissions issues to protected statuses, OAuth, etc, still need to be addressed. At the moment, we're trying to move services over where

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter app marked inactive?

2010-01-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Well, it seems three of my applications have been inactivated. I checked through the four rule sets and I don't think I'm violating any of them, at least not deliberately. I am doing a fair amount of testing, so I do get rate limited from time to time, especially when testing the rate limiting

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

2010-01-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I've found Twitter's support of freelance developers to be *way* above average. Compared to Apple, Microsoft, or even Google, Twitter is a joy to work with. There's a sense of community here that I rarely see outside of pure open source projects like PostgreSQL, Perl, Ruby and Linux.

[twitter-dev] Re: Invalid HTTP response when 500 status repsonses are sent from Twitter

2010-01-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I've been getting this too. I had a long-running process that was going back in time paging through Twitter search data (search API). It was using oAuth. I just assumed I had gotten all the data search was willing to give me and aborted the process after three consecutive failures. If you want me

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

2010-01-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I'm doing desktop apps and I think the PIN workflow is just fine as is. If there are security reasons why something else is needed, I can see changing it. But it's no big deal for me to fire up a browser, push the allow button, double-click on a PIN, and then CTL-C / CTL- SHIFT-V into a Konsole

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

2010-01-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
businesses with substantial revenues. On Jan 12, 2:21 am, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com wrote: I've found Twitter's support of freelance developers to be *way* above average. Compared to Apple, Microsoft, or even Google, Twitter is a joy to work with. There's a sense

[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: 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 zzn

[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

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

2010-01-13 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
It now appears to be working with max_id. I was in the process of gathering data to fill out an issue report when it failed to fail. ;-) Murphy, where are you? ;-) On Jan 12, 9:37 pm, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com wrote: I'm testing this and it looks like I can reproduce an Internal

[twitter-dev] Re: How to monitor our brand by Streaming API

2010-01-13 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Hmmm ... there are search widgets you can get lots of places. I have some from HootSuite on my WordPress sites. What you can do is 1. Get a HootSuite account 2. Create a Search column with the keywords for the brand 3. In the upper right, there's a button. Press that and you'll see some HTML /

[twitter-dev] Re: How to monitor our brand by Streaming API

2010-01-13 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Oops - I took that one down! Try http://borasky-research.net/ - that has a from:znmeb HootSuite widget. On Jan 13, 11:05 am, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com wrote: Hmmm ... there are search widgets you can get lots of places. I have some from HootSuite on my WordPress sites. What you

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

2010-01-13 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
without any problems. I've said this before, but I'll repeat it - I don't see why people are complaining about the desktop PIN workflow. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

[twitter-dev] Re: How to monitor our brand by Streaming API

2010-01-13 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I haven't found such widgets to be much of a traffic getter or traffic keeper. I'm in the process of pulling them off my web sites. I put them up originally for specific purposes - during the openSUSE 11.2 beta cycle, I had one monitoring for mentions of openSUSE, during the 30 Hour Day telethon I

[twitter-dev] Re: Question about Twitter use in library names

2010-01-14 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
money to Disney for a duck logo that looks sorta like Donald, etc. So, even if Biz says it's OK, I personally wouldn't use tweet anywhere that a generic word like message would suffice, for example. I wouldn't use Twit or Tweep or Tw-anything. And I wouldn't use anything avian at all. -- M. Edward

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate limits for Searching APIs (revamped)

2010-01-15 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 14, 3:49 pm, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: The Search API limit is not publicly available but is more then 150 calls per hour per IP. Once you hit the rate limit there will be a header in the response that specifies when you start making calls again. You can read more

[twitter-dev] Re: Best way to test success/failure for a status update

2010-01-16 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
. Is this in fact a valid assumption, and is it documented anywhere? I'm anal about that sort of thing for a variety of reasons. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~ Paul Erdős

[twitter-dev] Re: Best practice - Stream API into a FILE or MySQL or neither?

2010-01-16 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
It's obviously going to depend on your configuration, time and hardware budget, but I think the basic grab the stream to timestamped flat files and post-process later approach has a lot going for it. Especially on a Linux server, scripting languages are really good and efficient at the

[twitter-dev] Re: Anyone using phirehose?

2010-01-16 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
of mileage on it. As you point out, real-time programming for robustness is a non-trivial exercise. It would be nice if someone would build a C library and SWIG .i files. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb A mathematician is a device for turning coffee

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth best practice

2010-01-17 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 17, 10:46 am, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: It is best practice to always send the user to Twitter in their browser of choice not embedded in another webpage/application. Abraham Thanks! I was just about to code something up to do it the other way!

[twitter-dev] Re: Anyone using phirehose?

2010-01-17 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
and a few other languages. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~ Paul Erdős

[twitter-dev] Re: Using OAuth keys in an open source application

2010-01-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
each time as long as it isn't an impact to Twitter servers, because it exposes one less place for an attack. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~ Paul Erdős

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

2010-01-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Another beta tester here! ;-) On Jan 18, 9:54 am, TJ Luoma luo...@luomat.net wrote: On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: we have a command line tool that acts exactly like curl but does all the oauth signatures transparently to the end user (the user

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth best practice

2010-01-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
To be fair, I don't think native mobile apps *should* be written as desktop apps. You should be building them as servers, with either a custom thin client or a browser running on the mobile. Mobiles don't have the same kind of horsepower, they don't have (yet) practical spoken text input or

[twitter-dev] Re: Server Resources to handle (well at peak times) 5000 users

2010-01-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
recommend hiring a capacity planner. This kind of detailed planning is exactly what we do for a living. Email me off-list and I'll give you some pointers for finding one in your area. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/ A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems

[twitter-dev] Re: Using OAuth keys in an open source application

2010-01-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Desktop App, so when someone fires up a debugger, runs my app, grabs all the authentication codes and uses them to do a DOS attack on Twitter and gets my app blacklisted, I'll have a list of people for my attorney to call and depose. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart

[twitter-dev] Re: Using OAuth keys in an open source application

2010-01-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
., no production access to the Streaming API and no easy mobile deployment options, it's seriously looking like I am wasting my time developing desktop applications. Sigh ... off to do some more research ... -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb A mathematician

[twitter-dev] Re: Using OAuth keys in an open source application

2010-01-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
and one ways to get hurt on the Internet, but I'm not interested in deploying the 1002nd. That could all change with ChromeOS netbooks. I can dream. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~ Paul Erdős

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth best practice

2010-01-18 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
without Flash, Java, JavaScript and all that other rich stuff, browsers would be just fine. Lynx FTW. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~ Paul Erdős

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Basics ...

2010-01-19 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
grow. (As an aside, those in the meeting were unaware that the earthquake in Haiti had happened during the meeting.) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb I've never met a happy clam. In fact, most of them were pretty steamed.

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Basics ...

2010-01-19 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
tools are going to be in the front row encouraging everyone to geotag. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb I've never met a happy clam. In fact, most of them were pretty steamed.

[twitter-dev] Re: Using OAuth keys in an open source application

2010-01-19 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
? ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb I've never met a happy clam. In fact, most of them were pretty steamed.

[twitter-dev] CrisisCommons.org Project Involving Twitter and Haiti

2010-01-20 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
://crisiscamphaitipdx.eventbrite.com/ and would love to see fellow PDX Twitter folks help out if they can. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb I've never met a happy clam. In fact, most of them were pretty steamed.

[twitter-dev] Re: API Limit of 150 is Obsolete

2010-01-20 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I've discovered that the API rate limit is 450 per hour for pages/ cursors within a followers_ids or friends_ids call, if that helps. But I really think that increasing the API rate limit for basic HTML auth is a bad idea - let's make oAuth work! On Jan 20, 3:04 pm, Josh Roesslein

[twitter-dev] Re: CrisisCommons.org Project Involving Twitter and Haiti

2010-01-20 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Twitter related. -- M. Edward (Ed) Boraskyhttp://borasky-research.net I've never met a happy clam. In fact, most of them were pretty steamed. On Jan 20, 3:59 pm, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com wrote: There is a project called Tweak-the-Tweet that has grown out of the CrisisCommons.org

[twitter-dev] Re: API Limit of 150 is Obsolete

2010-01-20 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 20, 4:50 pm, Cameron Kaiser spec...@floodgap.com wrote: The problem here is distinguishing the two. OAuth doesn't (and I was told this by one of the people on the OAuth committee) specifically allow you to unambiguously and securely identify an application just because it has a

[twitter-dev] Re: Best way to test success/failure for a status update

2010-01-21 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
On Jan 21, 12:26 am, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: to be very precise, all that we guarantee is that the id is monotonically increasing -- we don't have any guarantees on the rate at which the ids are increasing Thanks! That's what I suspected. I'm a hard guy about stuff like

[twitter-dev] Re: Search API: new HTTP response code 420 for rate limiting starting 1/18/2010

2010-01-22 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
OK ... next question ... are the rate limit HTTP headers from the REST API now ported to Search and working / documented? 2. HTTP response headers included in all REST API responses which count against the rate limit: * X-RateLimit-Limit the current limit in effect *

[twitter-dev] Chirp on Plancast?

2010-01-22 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I discovered this site a day or so ago on Twitter via http://twitter.com/damon/statuses/8033528661 http://plancast.com/a/b3c Anyone, Twitter or otherwise, care to comment / confirm / deny? -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/smart-at-znmeb I've never met a happy clam. In fact

[twitter-dev] Re: Chirp on Plancast?

2010-01-22 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
/archives/is_twitters_first_conference_com... On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 09:51, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.comwrote: I discovered this site a day or so ago on Twitter via http://twitter.com/damon/statuses/8033528661 http://plancast.com/a/b3c Anyone, Twitter or otherwise, care to comment

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

2010-01-26 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
and...@badera.us wrote: I would point them to examples of other apps (local news spammers come to mind) that have recently been blacklisted. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] Advanced search capability in API?

2010-01-26 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
. Location specification is by latitude-longitude boxes in Streaming rather than by circles as it is in Search. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] Advanced search capability in API?

2010-01-26 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
...@gmail.com wrote: For the Search REST API any of these operators should work. Just include them in the with your search terms in q=. http://search.twitter.com/operators Abraham On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 13:44, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.comwrote: On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 1:34

Re: [twitter-dev] Couple Local Trends geo API questions

2010-01-26 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
in 7500 tweets total, of which 93 were geotagged. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

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

2010-01-27 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
...@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, Atom (and RSS) and let user choose the format? Just like it's done with statuses/ user_timeline -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky

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

2010-01-27 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
/ mob: 07766 021 485 | tel: 01273 704 549 | fax: 01273 376 953 skype: jlmarkwell | twitter:http://twitter.com/jot -- Dale Merritt Fol.la MeDia, LLC -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] Interesting Spam @reply

2010-01-28 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
as an @reply: http://twitter.com/celeste9uk7/status/8339828993 It took chunks of my past @replies and sent it to me. I actually had to click the link to see if it was spam or not. Anyone else seen this yet? -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature

[twitter-dev] How a tweet brought makeshift 911 services to life in Haiti

2010-01-28 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
-- Forwarded message -- From: M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com Date: Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 10:52 PM Subject: Interesting article on the 4636 project To: crisiscamp...@googlegroups.com, crisisfil...@googlegroups.com, swiftri...@googlegroups.com P.S.: I just retweeted

[twitter-dev] Re: Search for India Tweets returns tweets from Indonesia

2010-01-30 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
There's actually an issue in the issue tracker on this: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1348 On Jan 29, 7:29 pm, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: The location of statuses are often times a best approximation. You should probably do some validation/cleanup

Re: [twitter-dev] What tools do you use?

2010-01-30 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
://abrah.am Project | Out Loud | http://outloud.labs.poseurtech.com This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private. Sent from Seattle, WA, United States -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] What tools do you use?

2010-01-31 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
States NetBeans 6.8 IDE, it's free and so far the best (free cross-platform) IDE I've found for Linux. They are finally starting to add some good support for RoR -- Kind Regards, Rajinder Yadav | http://DevMentor.org | Do Good! - Share Freely -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: a security problem puzzled me about using oauth in Desktop Client

2010-01-31 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
attention unless it does something really nasty, like a DDOS against Twitter. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: a security problem puzzled me about using oauth in Desktop Client

2010-01-31 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
enhanced. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] What tools do you use?

2010-01-31 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Orange -Original Message- From: M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 13:17:09 To: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: [twitter-dev] What tools do you use? I do most of my Twitter API development in Perl, with some of it in Ruby. I use

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: a security problem puzzled me about using oauth in Desktop Client

2010-01-31 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
of desktop. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: a security problem puzzled me about using oauth in Desktop Client

2010-02-01 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
the relative rarity of Mac and Linux desktops has prevented them from becoming botnet targets as well. Google's idea of a locked-down netbook that can't be compromised without a screwdriver and a soldering iron is looking very good to me right now. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net

Re: [twitter-dev] How to show An application would like to connect to your account EACH TIME users login into my service?

2010-02-02 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
to do it ? This behavior has application mentioned in Some info... How can I achieve the same effect in my app? -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Source parameter request for mobile Twitter app ignored (and issues with Twitter's policy toward oAuth on mobile/desktop)

2010-02-02 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
and make for some lively forum threads.  Bring popcorn and stand clear of the flames.  ;-) isaiah http://twitter.com/isaiah -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] Mobile java client - happy with OAuth as it is

2010-02-02 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private. Sent from Seattle, WA, United States -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ~Alan Hovhaness

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Source parameter request for mobile Twitter app ignored (and issues with Twitter's policy toward oAuth on mobile/desktop)

2010-02-02 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
2, 2010, at 10:30 AM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote: Actually, we'll know the answers at Chirp or before. Chirp is the watershed for Twitter and the developer ecosystem. Time as we know it will be reckoned B.C. (Before Chirp) and A.D. (After Disclosures). ;-) On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 9:16 AM

[twitter-dev] Tweet counts are jumpin', and the cotton is high?

2010-02-04 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
theirs jump. http://twitter.com/mortythemouth/statuses/8624496824 http://twitter.com/dijeratic/statuses/8624519265 -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/

[twitter-dev] Re: Tweet counts are jumpin', and the cotton is high?

2010-02-04 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
details. -John Kaluckihttp://twitter.com/jkalucki Infrastructure, Twitter Inc. On Feb 4, 1:48 am, Victor Miclovich victor.miclov...@appfrica.org wrote: Hey Ed, lets hope we don't have to sort this bug in SiLCC's implementation lol! ;) On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 11:30 AM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: It's been three months since the truncation change.... can't the docs be updated?

2010-02-04 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
with a company as easy to work with as Twitter! -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/ I've never met a happy clam. In fact, most of them were pretty steamed.

Re: [twitter-dev] Building a 100 million word Twitter corpus

2010-02-11 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
don't have a good idea how long it will take you to get 100 million words, but it should be easy to figure out how long it will take to get 100 million tweets - just see how many tweets per hour sample is sending. -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky borasky-research.net/m-edward-ed-borasky A mathematician

[twitter-dev] Re: Looking for someone to help wiith oauth

2010-02-13 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I took a run at your web site. It's got some kind of Flash script that causes Firefox to throw an error, and it takes *way* too long to load. So, you've got bigger problems than oAuth to solve. As for hiring developers, there is a list of developers who have self- registered with their areas of

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Building a 100 million word Twitter corpus

2010-02-14 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
License is same as Perl - Artistic. I need to put that in the repository. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky borasky-research.net/m-edward-ed-borasky A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~ Paul Erdős

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