John, thanks for spending time on this. Any chance we can get a lift on the follow limits for a temporary time so I can catch up a few users that were affected by this? Or, if you want to do it on a per-user basis I can send you the names of the users.
Jesse On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 7:55 AM, John Kalucki <jkalu...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Thanks to the efforts of many working late into a Friday night, we > deployed a fix for this issue starting at about 11pm PDT. The fix was > verified as working in production at about 12:05am PDT. > > -John Kalucki > http://twitter.com/jkalucki > Services, Twitter Inc. > > On Sep 5, 5:36 am, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > John, > > > > Just so we know, is this 5,000 thing going to be fixed over the > > weekend, or will we have to wait until Tuesday? > > > > Dewald > > > > On Sep 5, 12:35 am, John Kalucki <jkalu...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > We're aware of the problem with the following API not returning more > > > than 5,000 followers. Apparently this call has recently been > > > unreliable was often timing out and returning 503s. A change to fix > > > the 503s limited the results to 5000 followers prematurely. We're > > > going to get this back to the >5000 followers, but with 503's state as > > > soon as we can, but we're fighting several fires at once tonight. > > > > > More in a few minutes. > > > > > -John > > > > > On Sep 4, 7:56 pm, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > Not only do the social graph calls now suddenly, without any prior > > > > warning of announcement, return only 5,000 ids, it is messed up even > > > > when you do the paging as per the API documentation. > > > > > > Case in point. @socialoomph has 16,598 followers. If you page through > > > > the follower ids with &page, you get only 12,017 entries. > > > > > > This is highly frustrating, and it has now completely screwed up my > > > > follower processing. It does not help that Twitter has rolled out > > > > something into production without any kind of testing, right before a > > > > weekend. > > > > > > Dewald >