pull the whole list and do the filtering in-memory yourself. It's not a
perfect solution, in terms of bandwidth or processing, but there it is.

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 17:22, Leon Spencer <spencer_l...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> I don't think a 3rd party app would work - with Oauth or like a TweetDeck.
> The searches and updates would do well beyond Twitter limits and impact
> user's ability to perform other functions.
> Plus having the hashtags would reduce load on bandwidth anyway, right? Each
> time you pull this lists that are duplicating tweet results?
> But I'm listening. How would you see a 3rd party app solving this problem
> when the lists are filters?
> Leon
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Chad Etzel <c...@twitter.com>
> *To:* twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com
> *Sent:* Thu, October 29, 2009 4:14:58 PM
> *Subject:* [twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Lists Need Optional Hashtag binding
> with list subscription
> This sounds like a 3rd party API application opportunity to me...
> -Chad
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 7:11 PM, leonspencer <spencer_l...@yahoo.com>wrote:
>> The new lists are a great way reduce the clutter in timeline. However,
>> I immediately notice management problems with the lists where tweets
>> are duplicate in timeline and list for tweets that have nothing to do
>> with the list. For example, let's say I have a sports list:
>> http://twitter.com/#/list/leonspencer/sports
>> I add userA that tweets about sports. But userA also tweets about
>> food. And being a friend, userA will tweet about personal stuff.
>> If a user tweets about sports, dining, and personal stuff, ALL of
>> these tweets are shown under the sports list as well as my timeline.
>> Furthermore, if I create a second list for food/dining and add userA,
>> ALL of the tweets regardless of food or sports will display under both
>> lists.
>> So what would be great is for Twitter to allow the optional
>> specification of one or more hashtags when associating an account with
>> a list, which would indicate tweets from that account should only
>> appear under this list IF these hashtags are part of the tweet.
>> Leon

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