When does this change go into effect?


On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 12:06 PM, John Kalucki <jkalu...@gmail.com> wrote:

> The resources in the Streaming API have been rationalized. You'll need
> to update the URLs that streaming clients are using over the next two
> weeks. The old URLs will be deprecated on or after September 9, 2009.
> The change is documented in the Wiki:
> http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation,
> specifically in
> http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation#Methods.
> The new scheme allows for API versioning, streams that contain objects
> other than statuses, separates access level control from URLs and
> allows multiple filter predicates to be specified on a single
> connection. The cute resource names have, sadly, been dropped we move
> towards pushing the service out of Alpha. Also, /track and friends
> have been merged with /follow and friends into a single resource. When
> you connect to a given resource, you will automatically be given the
> highest access level possible.
> The following is a mapping from the old URLs to the new URLs.
> Otherwise, you should notice only subtle changes to the Streaming API
> error handling behavior. All other functionality should continue to
> work as in the past.
> /firehose - /1/statuses/firehose
> /spritzer, /gardenhose - /1/statuses/sample
> /birddog, /shadow, /follow - /1/statuses/filter
> /partner/track, /restricted/track, /track - /1/statuses/filter
> For example, if you have been connecting to /gardenhose.json, connect
> to /1/statuses/sample.json.
> Note that the Streaming API is still in Alpha test.
> -John Kalucki
> http://twitter.com/jkalucki
> Services, Twitter Inc.

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