What is the documented range for status IDs? (How high can they go?)

Ted Neward
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com [mailto:twitter-
> development-t...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Alex Payne
> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 1:01 PM
> To: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com
> Subject: [twitter-dev] Re: Alert: "Twitpocalypse II" coming Friday,
> September 11th - make sure you can handle large status IDs!
> 
> 
> 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> 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> 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

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