That's probably what I would have said if the question was posed to me too. Or maybe "ask twitter, but likely not". Hence the dumb question warning.
Tim. On Aug 9, 8:25 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm going to say it is a good way to get your app/IP permanently banned from > Twitter. > > Abraham > > 2009/8/9 avail4one <avail4...@gmail.com> > > > > > 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 runhttp://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 > >> competitorhttp://favotter.matope.comremains 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. > > > -- > > \./'\./ /'\ \ ]. /'\./'\ /'\ /'\./ > > -- > Abraham Williams | Community Evangelist |http://web608.org > Hacker |http://abrah.am|http://twitter.com/abraham > Project |http://fireeagle.labs.poseurtech.com > This email is: [ ] blogable [x] ask first [ ] private.