I am using the search API,
-- getting 409 conflict, once in a while.
-- getting "no json could be decoded" sometimes, I guess thats coz of
the HTML in response error.


On Aug 9, 10:34 pm, Ryan Sarver <rsar...@twitter.com> wrote:
> I wanted to send an update to everyone who is monitoring this thread and
> keep you abreast of where we stand.
> First of all, the attack is still on going. We continue to work with our
> service provider and the other companies who are being attacked to resolve
> the issue as best we can. But it is continuing and as Chad stated, we are
> thus going to have continued and varied issues with access to the Twitter
> APIs.
> Second, we have been monitoring every email and Chad and John have done a
> great job responding to the threads where we have new information to add or
> where we can clarify. As Chad stated in his last email there are known
> issues that we are continuing to work on. We are trying to provide updates
> when we have new information, but sadly there isn't a lot new to report.
> Please know that we can't respond to each and every thread as our teams
> time, in your best interest, should be put towards getting you all back
> online as soon as possible. Please help each other answer questions if
> someone already knows the answer. I will continue to give ongoing updates
> every 5-6 hours throughout the day even if nothing has changed so that you
> know we are still focused on it.
> To be clear we have a large group of people working on this throughout the
> weekend and our developer ecosystem is incredibly important to us. Please
> believe us that this hurts us as much as it hurts you and we want to get you
> back online as soon as possible. We are endlessly appreciative for the hard
> work that each of you put into your applications and supporting Twitter
> users and we want those services to be online and back to normal.
> With that being said, this attack is continuing, almost 3 days later, and we
> need to continue to do all that we can to defend it. Have faith that we have
> the best people on it both at Twitter and at our partner's companies.
> With all of the emails flying around, its hard for us to track exactly what
> issues are still remaining so I wanted to try to capture them here and have
> you confirm or update me if new issues have cropped up or if others are
> passed. So please let me know which of the following issues you are still
> having or if there are any I missed:
> 1. OAuth rarely works - I tried a number of your apps and it seems to work 1
> out of 6-7 times. As a note, it worked better with Safari, but not every
> time.
> 2. 302 redirect
> 3. General request timeouts
> 4. HTML in responses
> 5. Unexpected rate limiting / blacklisting
> So again, thank you for your patience and know that we are hard at work to
> get you guys back up and running.
> Best, Ryan

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