Thanks for the info, but this is a desktop app that runs on users' machines. The 20K whitelist would apply.
On Aug 30, 3:47 am, "Jim Renkel" <james.ren...@gmail.com> wrote: > Would 20,000 API GET requests per hour be sufficient for your > application? If you are checking for spammers rather than being one, I > would think twitter would gladly white-list you! > > Jim Renkel > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com > > [mailto:twitter-development-t...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Twixcel > Sent: Friday, August 28, 2009 23:55 > To: Twitter Development Talk > Subject: [twitter-dev] Getting screen name from user id without rate > limit > > I'm trying to develop a twitter app that checks if someone is a > spammer. I have the userid, but to get the screenname I have to > callhttp://twitter.com/users/show.xml?id=<userid> which causes a limit > request. Once I have the screen name I could get the data I need > without a limit request. Does anyone know a way to get the screen name > from a user Id without incurring a rate limit charge?- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text -