Sorry, I should have used a better example. Like: http://twitter.com/807095 -- which as it turns out, is not really a problem either, because I figured out that the API will allow lookup by UserID (vs. Screen Name) whereas the web interface does not.
In any case, thanks for following up and sorry for the interruption. All is well. On Oct 6, 3:31 pm, William <william.wnekow...@gmail.com> wrote: > It does exist.. you just added an extra "t" at the end. > > William > > -- > William Wnekowicz > Altum Design Studios > servi...@altumdesign.com > 973.953.3764 > > Check outwww.bugtwits.com > > On Oct 6, 2:50 am, Dharmesh <dharme...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > I've noticed that several accounts that no longer exist on twitter are > > still returned when accessed via the API. > > > Example: http://twitter.com/users/show/fitnesstwit.xml(returnsa > > valid xml dataset) > > > Despite the fact thathttp://twitter.com/fitnesstwittreturnsa "sorry > > that page doesn't exist" error. > > > All help is appreciated.