While this issue is known and does show up on the list fairly frequently, I think the best solution is to point users who report this to the number of existing issues filed for this bug so that they may STAR them and be kept up to date about what is going on with the issue.
http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1014 http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1015 http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=968 On Sep 8, 12:02 pm, JDG <ghil...@gmail.com> wrote: > This is a very known issue and there are threads about it in this group once > every 18 or so hours. > > On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 09:38, Francis Shanahan > <francisshana...@gmail.com>wrote: > > > > > > > > > I'm calling :http://twitter.com/users/show.xml > > > My request works fine, it's signed correctly with a valid token etc. > > > Every so often I get this response: > > > <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/ > > TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/strict.dtd<http://www.w3.org/%0ATR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/strict.dtd>"> > > <!-- <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC > > "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd"> -- > > > <HTML> <HEAD> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Refresh" CONTENT="0.1"> <META HTTP- > > EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="no-cache"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" > > CONTENT="-1"> <TITLE></TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY><P></BODY> </HTML> > > > No error is thrown and no reason code or anything comes back. > > > Is this a bug on the Twitter side? Is this a known issue? > > > -fs > >http://tweetarun.com > > -- > Internets. Serious business.