Brian, Good catch on deleting a retweeted tweet! It was on my list of issues, by I forgot to include it in my post.
Hopefully, the twitter folk will respond to this as fast as they added retweet_id so ya can delete retweets! :-) Jim On Aug 17, 1:33 pm, "Brian Smith" <br...@briansmith.org> wrote: > jim.renkel wrote: > > 7. If retweets and status updates are numbered from the same sequence > > of IDs, then presumably statuses/destroy can be used to delete a > > retweet. If retweets and status updates have separate ID sequences, > > then I don't see any way to delete a retweet. I think the ability to > > delete a retweet is essential! BTW, I don't see any delete capability > > in the proposed UI. > > It is important to be able to un-retweet. I would also like to know how it > is done. > > > 8. If a protected user retweets a status update of a non-protected > > user, will the protected user always / sometimes / never be listed as > > a retweeter of the public user's status update? > > > 9. Conversely, if a non-protected user retweets a status update of a > > protected user, will the protected status update always / sometimes / > > never be included in the various timelines of the non-protected user? > > Protected users' activities should never be disclosed to people outside > their list of approved followers. The privacy advantage of the current "RT > @foo" convention is that the reader never knows if @foo actually said what > was retweeted unless @foo approved him as a follower. > > Here's another sticky issue, related to that: What happens when a user posts > a tweet, and then a bunch of people retweet it, and then the user deletes > the tweet? The original poster doesn't want to be associated with the > message anymore and would rather that message not exist. But, the > re-tweeters expect to have an archive of everything they retweeted. > > Regards, > Brian