You can pull the most recent 3200 statuses for a user and that is it.

Abraham

On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 00:24, Dharmesh Parikh <dharmesh.par...@gmail.com>wrote:

> So if i user_timeline REST api call and use max_id =X  or since_id = Y and
> count=200 i can get 3200 messages backwards from X or 3200 messages forward
> from Y and then hit the limit.
>
> My specific questions:
> 1) can i use some different max_id and count=200 after the above scenario
> is hit.
>
> 2) What if in the next user_timeline REST api calls i use a different
> reference point max_id = A or since_id = B can i use count=200 and still get
> different set of 3200 messages?
>
>
> --dharmesh
>
>
>
>
>  On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Josh Roesslein <jroessl...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Correction: 3200-->1800
>> Sorry for that math error ;)
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Josh Roesslein <jroessl...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I believe it means you can not go back more than 3200 statuses.
>>> Example:
>>>   user has posted 5000 statuses. you can only view statuses 3200+ via the
>>> api.
>>>
>>> Its not a limit that gets used up like the api rate limit.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 1:39 PM, dp <dharmesh.par...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi Doug,
>>>>
>>>> I did read that but was not able to get the exact implications of it,
>>>> thats why the question.
>>>>
>>>> So lets say i use count to get 3200 messages in history for a user,
>>>> then can i use the count ever again (count >20), or i have reached the
>>>> limit for that user permanently??
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -dharmesh
>>>>
>>>> On Aug 3, 10:28 pm, Doug Williams <d...@twitter.com> wrote:
>>>> > Hi there --
>>>> > Check out #6 in the Things Every Developer Should Know article [1].
>>>> >
>>>> > 1.https://apiwiki.twitter.com/Things-Every-Developer-Should-Know
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks,
>>>> > Doug
>>>> >
>>>> > On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 11:27 AM, dp <dharmesh.par...@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > > When the REST API limit for using count/page reaches 3200 for a
>>>> > > particular user account, does it mean that that user account can
>>>> never
>>>> > > use count/page parameters any-more??
>>>> >
>>>> > > Does this limit reset?
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Josh
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Josh
>>
>
>
>
> --
> --Dharmesh
>



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