I've been having the same issue. It happens intermittently while attempting to authorize a just logged in user. Once that has occurred, any other access to the API proceeds as expected.
Have you had any success in figuring out what could be the cause? Thanks, Tejus On Aug 30, 4:45 pm, "J. W." <johngw...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello, > > I have been using the Ruby OAuth gem to handle Twitter authentication > via OAuth. Most of the time it works fine. But there are a number of > times in which a408RequestTimeouterror is thrown. > > This is thrown during either the "Consumer RequestsRequestToken" > step or the "Consumer Requests Access Token" step. > > I have attempted to retry therequest, however it does not appear to > help. > > I see that other's are encounter this issue as well: > > http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/t/7ffc247b1ce...http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/t/74b5311710d... > > Are there any recommended steps to work around this issue? > > Any advice would be appreciated. > > Thank you, > > JW