We are seeing this exact problem with our app (OAuth).
Different sets of requests return different counts for the rate limit.
It goes up and down and sometimes reaches 0 which is incorrect.
On Sep 2, 11:47 pm, srikanth reddy <srikanth.yara...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have seen some inconsistency with my desktop app(Oauth) which is not
> Adding a tweet to favorite does not update the X-RateLimit value.
> Also If i remove a tweet from my favorites ( favorites\destroy), i get 404
> error (But this is removed from favorites) and the ratelimit is reset even
> though i have not consumed all 150 calls.
> Basically All deletes (i have seen this for status\destory, dm\destroy,
> favorites\destroy for recent tweets) are giving 404. But they get deleted
> successfully. X-RateLimit is behaving strange w.r.t favorites
> On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 12:07 PM, Waldron Faulkner <waldronfaulk...@gmail.com
> > wrote:
> > Strange events w/ Rate Limit requests.
> > I'm calling the API from my whitelisted IP and getting results that
> > are all over the map. It's almost as if Twitter is load-balancing my
> > requests to two different environments, each of which is keeping its
> > own count of my rate limits. So my app chugs along happily thinking it
> > has plenty of limits and shouldn't need to check for a while, and then
> > wham, I'm getting 404's and Rate Limit exceptions.
> > Check this output from one of my apps:
> > Rate lims for acct: 7727
> > Rate lims for acct: 2002
> > 2009-09-03 02:12:04 AM: Processed 1000 tasks (∞ / min)
> > Rate lims for acct: 1136
> > 2009-09-03 02:12:25 AM: Processed 2000 tasks (∞ / min)
> > Rate lims for acct: 7052
> > 2009-09-03 02:12:46 AM: Processed 3000 tasks (3000 / min)
> > Notice how the rate lim requests bounce from the 7K to the 1K range
> > Then, a few seconds later, I get a ton of 404, and finally an over-the-
> > rate-lims response.
> > This only happens from my whitelisted IP. I'm running the same app
> > from home (account whitelisted but not the ip) and it runs without
> > this problem.
> > What's up??