I confirm this behavior, but I just added the "description" field to
the input form and it works like a charm. And I find it useful as
well.

- @NeluLazar


On Nov 19, 1:44 am, Rich <rhyl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I can confirm this too, the lists are not being created without a
> description
>
> On Nov 19, 4:13 am, Naveen <knig...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > We are seeing this issue as well..
>
> > We create a list 
> > with:http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-POST-lists
>
> > This is returning all valid data with an id for the list, which
> > indicates it was successfully created..
>
> > However when we try to get status for the list it is returning 404
>
> > Then we try to get the lists using
>
> >http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-GET-lists
>
> > And it is not returned in the result, the newly created list is also
> > not on the twitter website..
>
> > however if we include the description parameter(with empty content)
> > the list is created and returns expected data and does show up on the
> > twitter website..
>
> > There is a bug here...  The work around is to just include an empty
> > description field, which should not break anything in the future
> > either.
>
> > On Nov 18, 8:08 pm, Marcel Molina <mar...@twitter.com> wrote:
>
> > > The description parameter is not required to create a list.
>
> > > On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:57 PM, David <dch...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I've been using the List api in my app, and just noticed that the POST
> > > > method to /:user/lists.:format returned the correct response, but
> > > > didn't actually create a list.
>
> > > > I've been following this api 
> > > > document:http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method:-POST-lists
>
> > > > What I did notice was that the Add New List ui on Twitter.com has a
> > > > description field, and so I tried the same call with an additional
> > > > post param "description", and it worked.
>
> > > > The description param can be empty, but it is required to make this
> > > > call work.  Might be a bug?
>
> > > > Just a heads up for anyone who might be wondering.
>
> > > > DC
>
> > > --
> > > Marcel Molina
> > > Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/noradio

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