This isn't of any use in fixing it, but we're seeing very similar
issues (using ruby twitter-auth) with our application.

- Mike

On Nov 11, 1:29 pm, Yu-Shan Fung <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've been getting a high number of 500 errors (about 50% of the time
> yesterday) after user authenticated via oauth, and I try to get the access
> token from twitter. The weird thing is that the error is not consistent, and
> the exact same code/setup works about half the time, with the same test user
> acocunt.
> I'm using the ruby oauth gem and here's the error it returns
>  500 "Internal Server Error"
>  /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2097:in `error!'
>  [RAILS_ROOT]/vendor/gems/oauth-0.3.5/lib/oauth/consumer.rb:199:in
> `token_request'
>  [RAILS_ROOT]/vendor/gems/oauth-0.3.5/lib/oauth/tokens/request_token.rb:18:i n
> `get_access_token'
> ....
> Any idea what could be causing this?
> Thanks, much appreciated!
> Yu-Shan
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