Hello, As Joseph points out, PHP on a 64-bit system can handle these numbers.
If you really want this data as a string, you could write a regex in PHP to alter the json string to wrap the digits in quotes before sending it through json_decode(), but that would be a pretty gnarly kludge. -Chad On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:28 PM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > All that Twitter needs to do to solve this problem is to build the > JSON out with next_cursor and previous_cursor as string values. > > I.e., the JSON data should contain: > > "next_cursor":"12398712981212987","previous_cursor":"-12398712981212987" > > I don't know what it will do to Java apps, but for PHP apps it will > solve the problem. > > Dewald >