I think it's ok to go for it, what does everyone else think?


On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 1:10 AM, Tim Haines <tmhai...@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Hi there,
>
> This is probably a very dumb question, but I thought I'd ask it
> anyway.
>
> I run http://favstar.fm, and I can't call the API more than 60 or so
> times an hour at the moment (or something in that region).  My worthy
> competitor http://favotter.matope.com remains uneffected though, and
> has been able to continue his fav crawling uninterrupted.
>
> Would it be okay to start taking a peek at some of the more popular
> user's pages on twitter.com, and crawl their favorites from there
> rather than using the api?  I guess this assumes my IP wouldn't get
> blocked as it seems to be by the API.
>
> Dumb question right?  Curious to hear.
>
> Tim.
>
>
>


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