You would wan the statuses/user_timeline method on the link you posted.

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 08:26, Richie<richie.mor...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Maybe I am looking at the wrong thing but I don't find anything in the
> API for retrieving someone's updates. This is the list of methods I am
> looking at:
>
> http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-API-Documentation
>
>
> On Jun 30, 4:52 pm, DWRoelands <duane.roela...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ah, I see.
>>
>> This is certainly doable.  Your application would need to sign into
>> your account (Basic Auth is probably fine if it's just for your own
>> use), and retrieve your friends' updates.  This is already in the API.
>>
>> What the API doesn't have is any "Save" functionality, so you would
>> need to write your own code that goes through the list of updates and
>> saves them to disk.  It would not be hard to code at all.
>>
>> The more I think about this, the more I think I might add this feature
>> to the Twitter client I'm writing. :)
>>
>> --Duane
>>
>> On Jun 30, 4:24 pm, Richie <richie.mor...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > I want to download their tweets - as I said. I don't want to just see
>> > them in my list on Twitter. I want to download their tweets and store
>> > them in an archive on my local machine.
>>
>> > On Jun 30, 4:19 pm, DWRoelands <duane.roela...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > > Could you be a little more specific?
>>
>> > > If you follow another user, their tweets will show up in your list of
>> > > friends' updates.  Does that not do what you need it to do?
>>
>> > > On Jun 30, 2:13 pm, Richie <richie.mor...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > > > Is there a way using the Twitter API to subscribe to a user and
>> > > > download their tweets using a web server whenever they update?



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