Thanks, Gabriele. Fixed!
-Chad

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 4:33 AM, gabriele renzi <rff....@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi everyone,
>
> I'm in the process of implementing a consumer for the streaming API,
> but while perusing the documentation I noticed an inconsistency in
>  http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation
>
> """
> When a network error (TCP/IP level) is encountered, back off linearly.
> Perhaps start at 250 milliseconds, double, and cap at 16 seconds.
> Network layer problems are generally transitory and clear quickly.
>
> When a HTTP error (> 200) is returned, back off linearly. Perhaps
> start with a 10 second wait, double on each subsequent failure, and
> finally cap the wait at 240 seconds.
> """
>
> both blocks tell to use a linear backoff, but both give an example of
> a geometric growth, not a linear one.
>
> So I guess the backof shpould actually be binary-exponential and maybe
> the doc should be updated to avoid confusion.
>
> Hope this helps someone else :)
>

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