Here is a screenshot right before make the request.

http://yfrog.com/8d10142009115958amp

You can see that there is only the "Content-Type" header.  But you can
also see that the ContentLength is set(to 6...length of my status
update).

.Net doesn't allow me to add the header manually if the object has a
property for that header.

Ryan

On Oct 14, 12:05 pm, ryan alford <ryanalford...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Another question is, what has changed?  This code has been working fine
> since September 24th(sending the ContentLength).  Then on October 11th, I
> start having issues.
> Ryan
>
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 11:58 AM, ryan alford <ryanalford...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>
>
> > Other code uses this snippet also.
> > Now this is even more hilarious.  I am testing right now.  I am sending the
> > ContentLength no matter what.
>
> > I now can't post status updates again.  If I give it the ContentLength, it
> > just hangs.  If I don't give it the ContentLength, I get the error.
>
> > If I give it the ContentLength, I can send Direct Messages(length = 0).  If
> > I don't give it the ContentLength, I get the same error with direct
> > messages.
>
> > When I view the request header, the only header there is the
> > "Content-Type".
>
> > Ryan
>
> > On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Chad Etzel <c...@twitter.com> wrote:
>
> >> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 11:17 AM, ryan alford <ryanalford...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Here is the code...
> >> >http://pastebin.com/m7ea04ea2
> >> > Last night, that code worked(with the content length being commented
> >> out).
> >> >  This morning, it gives me the "length required" error.
> >> > Ryan
>
> >> I am not extremely familiar with C#, but you might want to run a trace
> >> to see what exactly the HTTP request headers are that you are sending.
> >> Are you calling this code only for posting an update? Or are there
> >> other methods using this code as well?  I know for requests like
> >> friendship/create you have to set the content-length to 0 for the
> >> request to work if you specify the username in the URL...
>
> >> -Chad
>
> >> > On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Chad Etzel <c...@twitter.com> wrote:
>
> >> >> Can you post your code snippet (in something like pastie or pastebin)?
> >> >> Content-length should almost always be required for POSTs (from HTTP
> >> >> spec).
>
> >> >> -Chad
>
> >> >> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 8:56 AM, eclipsed4utoo <
> >> ryanalford...@gmail.com>
> >> >> wrote:
>
> >> >> > Ok, this is really starting to screw with me.  On Sunday, I received
> >> >> > this error.  I put in code to send the content length when making a
> >> >> > status update.  It worked on Sunday.  On Monday, the POST request
> >> >> > started hanging.  For two days, I tried to figure out what the
> >> problem
> >> >> > was.  So last night, I removed the code to add the content length.
> >>  IT
> >> >> > WORKED!!!
>
> >> >> > Now, this morning, I am getting the error again that the length is
> >> >> > required.
>
> >> >> > So which is it?  Is the length required or not?  Last night it was
> >> not
> >> >> > required, this morning it is.  If I send it and it's not required, it
> >> >> > hangs the request indefinitely.  If I don't send it and it's
> >> required,
> >> >> > I get an error message.
>
> >> >> > Any help?

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