On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 15:06, srikanth reddy <srikanth.yara...@gmail.com>wrote:

> @Abraham: Does it mean my consumer app (not Desktop client) cannot serve
> more than 150 authorized users/hour(if it is not white listed). It is hard
> to believe.
> If it is desktop client the 150 limit is understandable.
>

Each user and each IP has 150 calls/hour. If five applications (desktop or
web) are making calls on behalf of a single user or IP they count against
the same 150. Rate limiting has no connection to applications.


>
> The blog post says
>
> "This limit applies to your Twitter account rather than the applications
> which make the calls to the API i.e. you have 100 API calls per hour in
> total regardless of which Twitter applications you use - it is NOT 100 API
> calls per application"
>
> As you said
>
> "Also it used to be that user requests from a whitelisted IP would reflect
> on the users limit unless they had hit their rate limit at which point it
> would count against the IP."
>
> its probably first user and then IP.
>

Yes. User then IP.


>
> " POST request have their own limits"
> yes i do not mean infinite calls but my consumer app should be able to get
> more than 20k request tokens
>
> Thanks for your time. Really helpful
> Srikanth
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 7:41 PM, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> In your first email you said "When I check an oAuth'd user's rate limit,
>> he also seems gets 20000 API hits." so I'm not sure what you are seeing.
>> Also it used to be that user requests from a whitelisted IP would reflect
>> on the users limit unless they had hit their rate limit at which point it
>> would count against the IP. I'm not sure if it still works this way though.
>> Abraham
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 08:43, sjespers <se...@webkitchen.be> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> @Abraham: If that were true then calling rate_limit_status should give
>>> the same result... which it doesn't!
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jul 22, 3:26 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > I recommend that you both read:
>>> http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Rate-limiting
>>> >
>>> > Serge: If you have an IP that is white listed all applicable calls from
>>> that
>>> > IP will count against the 20000 limit.
>>> >
>>> > Srikanth: That blog post says that twitter.com has no limit. It says
>>> nothing
>>> > about anybody else not having a limit. The 20k is for GET requests
>>> however
>>> > POST request have their own limits.
>>> >
>>> > Abraham
>>> >
>>> > On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 03:07, srikanth reddy <
>>> srikanth.yara...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > > Hi
>>> > > I am also looking for this. The following post says there is no limit
>>> on
>>> > > calls from application
>>> >
>>> > >http://tweetdeck.posterous.com/what-does-rate-limit-exceeded
>>> >
>>> > > Rate limit is applicable on Get methods from ip/client.
>>> > > Can someone confirm if one can make unlimited calls (from an app) to
>>> get
>>> > > request token? What is this 20000 limit? Is it for GET calls for
>>> authorized
>>> > > client/ip
>>> >
>>> > > Regards
>>> > > Srikanth
>>> >
>>> > > On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 1:24 PM, sjespers <se...@webkitchen.be>
>>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > >> Hi there,
>>> >
>>> > >> I am a little bit confused by the API limits.
>>> >
>>> > >> The server for my application is whitelisted. So it's limit is 20000
>>> > >> API hits.
>>> > >> I use oAuth to authorize Twitter users.
>>> > >> When I check an oAuth'd user's rate limit, he also seems gets 20000
>>> > >> API hits. Is that true?
>>> >
>>> > >> Also, when I call the Twitter API using the user's oAuth
>>> credentials,
>>> > >> which API limit gets that hit? The user's? Or the server's?
>>> >
>>> > >> Thanks,
>>> > >> Serge
>>> >
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>>
>>
>>
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