if you were on signed32 you'd have had a problem a long time ago. not quite sure why people haven't just taken to treating/storing as strings -- sure there's a bit more overhead mem/storage-wise, but you don't have to change your code every few months.
On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 16:45, Joseph Cheek <jos...@cheek.com> wrote: > > Twitter is in league with Al Qaida! You heard it first here, folks! > > Ok, seriously, this message I wrote wasn't worth the electrons it took > to transmit it... let's see if I can increase the s2n ratio: > > 4294967296, that an unsigned 32-bit int? ok, fair enough. i know some > of my apps use signed 64bit ints, but i'm not sure about the db... will > need to check... might be signed32... > > Joseph Cheek > jos...@cheek.com, www.cheek.com > twitter: http://twitter.com/cheekdotcom > > > > Nicholas Moline wrote: > > And nobody thought about the significance of accelerating anything > > called a *pocolypse to be on the anniversary of a date that thousands > > died in a terrorist attack.... Tactful Twitter... Real Tactful > > > > On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 1:00 PM, Alex Payne <a...@twitter.com > > <mailto:a...@twitter.com>> wrote: > > > > > > Sorry, an error in phrasing. It was previously mentioned that this > > change was pending. We had not previously announced a date for the > > change. > > > > Normally, we prefer to provide more advance notice where possible, > but > > I'm letting you all know immediately after our operations team > > informed me that it was necessary to make this change on Friday. > > > > On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 12:13, Hwee-Boon Yar<hweeb...@gmail.com > > <mailto:hweeb...@gmail.com>> wrote: > > > > > > May I know when and where was it mentioned that it will be > > > artificially increased this coming Friday? > > > > > > -- > > > Hwee-Boon > > > > > > On Sep 10, 2:49 am, Alex Payne <a...@twitter.com > > <mailto:a...@twitter.com>> wrote: > > >> As mentioned previously, the Twitter operations team > > willartificially > > >> increase the maximum status ID to 4294967296 this coming Friday, > > >> September 11th. This action is part of routine database > > upgrades and > > >> maintenance. > > >> > > >> If your Twitter API application stores status IDs, please be > > sure that > > >> your datastore is configured to handle integers of that size. > > Thanks. > > >> > > >> -- > > >> Alex Payne - Platform Lead, Twitter, Inc.http://twitter.com/al3x > > > > > > > > > > > -- > > Alex Payne - Platform Lead, Twitter, Inc. > > http://twitter.com/al3x > > > > > -- Internets. Serious business.