Shannon,
We have decided not to proceed with static URLs. Please see the recent
thread on the image host change for more information.

Thanks,
Doug


On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 10:26 AM, Shannon Whitley <shannon.whit...@gmail.com
> wrote:

>
> I recall seeing a post from a Twitter employee that static profile
> image urls would be delivered sometime in June 2009.  Do we have any
> updates?  Thanks.
>
>
>
> On May 21, 6:14 pm, Doug Williams <d...@twitter.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for your patience guys -- we realize the benefits of predictable
> > static URLs. It's unfortunately kind of back-burner work but we're
> getting
> > to it. As most of you can tell, the image uploading logic needs a lot of
> > love.
> > Cheers,
> > Doug
> >
> > --
> >
> > Doug Williams
> > Twitter Platform Supporthttp://twitter.com/dougw
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 4:38 PM, Tim Haines <tmhai...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Clint,
> >
> > > Thanks for that.  I've added myself to the watchlist.  I saw a similar
> > > note from 2007, so was hoping it was already done - but 'a month or
> > > so' sounds good to me.
> >
> > > Tim.
> >
> > > On May 21, 10:24 pm, Clint Shryock <cts...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > the API team is in the process of re-engineering this functionality:
> in
> > > the
> > > > future the current profile image will have a static URL.see:
> > >http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=497#c8
> >
> > > > +Clint
> >
> > > > On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Tim Haines <tmhai...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > > > Hey there,
> >
> > > > > I'm caching profile image urls.  I'm finding quite a bit of churn,
> and
> > > > > have started wondering how I'm going to keep them up to date.
> >
> > > > > Is there anyway to predict or determine a profile image url from a
> > > > > screen name or something?  The url's provided all seem to contain
> part
> > > > > of the original file name - which of course is impossible to guess.
> >
> > > > > If there's not a way to determine them from the screen name, is
> there
> > > > > an easy way to get a bulk update of the image urls?
> >
> > > > > Cheers,
> >
> > > > > Tim.- Hide quoted text -
> >
> > - Show quoted text -
>

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