I am pretty sure there are custom headers on the App Engine that indicate
the application that is sending the request.

2009/10/5 elkelk <danielshaneup...@gmail.com>

>
> Hi all,
>
> I am having the same issue.  I have tried setting a custom user-agent,
> but this doesn't seem to affect the fact that twitter is limiting
> based on I.P. address.  I'm only making about 5 searches an hour and
> 80% of them are failing on app engine due to a 503 rate limit.
> Twitter needs to determine a better way to let cloud clients access
> their search API.  It seems like they have really started blocking
> search requests in the last week or so.
>
> If anyone has any idea about how to better identify my app engine app
> please let let me know.
>
>
>
> On Oct 5, 2:59 am, steel <steel...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi. I have this problem too.
> > My application does two request per hour and it get "rate limit".
> > What is wrong? I think it is twitter's problems....
> >
> > On 1 окт, 01:45, Paul Kinlan <paul.kin...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Guys,
> > > I have an app on the App engine using the search API and it is getting
> > > heavily rate limited again this past couple of days.
> >
> > > I know that we are on a shared set of IP addresses and someone else
> could be
> > > hammering the system, but it seems to run for weeks without seeing the
> rate
> > > limit being hit and then all of a sudden only about 60% of the searches
> > > I perform will be rate limited.  This seems to occur every two months
> or so.
> >
> > > Has something changed recently?
> >
> > > Paul
> >
> >
>

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