Might also be an option to proxy the single connection across all your
scripts so its shared.
This way you reduce the load on yours and twitter's servers.

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 10:28 PM, EastSideDev <eastside...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> This is not to circumvent the limits. I will open up another account
> for the second connection.
>
> On Oct 12, 8:09 pm, John Kalucki <jkalu...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> You should have only one, perhaps two, sockets open to the Streaming
>> API at any given time -- at most one on /1/statuses/filter and at most
>> one on /1/statuses/sample. Opening multiple connections to circumvent
>> limits is against the TOS. Also, opening more than one connection with
>> the same account is not allowed and your older connection may be
>> disconnected. Create a second account for the second connection.
>>
>> -John Kalucki
>> http;//twitter.com/jkalucki
>> Services, Twitter Inc
>>
>> On Oct 12, 7:27 pm, EastSideDev <eastside...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > No, I am using the same username and password. This used to work
>> > (limited success), but it is not working now.
>>
>> > On Oct 12, 6:10 pm, Chad Etzel <c...@twitter.com> wrote:
>>
>> > > Are you using separate username/password combos to connect each socket?
>> > > -Chad
>>
>> > > On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 7:26 PM, EastSideDev <eastside...@gmail.com> 
>> > > wrote:
>>
>> > > > I have been using 3-4 scripts, to collect data, using the streaming
>> > > > APIs. Each script opens up a socket and keeps it open, unless it's
>> > > > closed by twitter (maintenance, problems, etc.). Each script checks
>> > > > for a pulse, and re-opens the socket when the Twitter service is back
>> > > > in business.
>>
>> > > > This was working for a while, but now I can only get one socket opened
>> > > > at a time. When I start the next script, the previous one disconnects.
>>
>> > > > I am using fsockopen: fsockopen("stream.twitter.com", 80,  &$err_no, &
>> > > > $err_msg, 30)
>>
>> > > > The scripts run on a Linux system. fsockopen implicitly binds to 0
>> > > > locally, so my system should be assigning a different local ports for
>> > > > each script. Why can't I keep more than one socket open at the same
>> > > > time?



-- 
Josh

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