Yes, it's a bit of a pain right now. Long term, we intend on providing
methods in the REST API that you can call from another process, while
connected to the Streaming API. Those methods will allow you to add and
remove user IDs from the list of users you're getting streaming updates

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 12:17, braver <> wrote:

> Uf you have thousands of users, do you really have to cook up a
> following file with comma-separated say 100,000 user IDs?  Should it
> all be on one line?  Now what happens if we want to drop some and add
> some IDs -- do we have to restart and re-upload all that list again?
> I see when the curl -d @following ... starts up, it does that.
> Restarting with huge lists sounds like data loss...
> Cheers,
> Alexy

Alex Payne - Platform Lead, Twitter, Inc.

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