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:* email@example.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 >> > > -- Internets. Serious business.