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   ---Mark

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 3:18 AM, Greg <gregory.av...@gmail.com> wrote:
> So how can I apply for a Search Whitelist?
>
>
> On Nov 19, 12:17 am, Mark McBride <mmcbr...@twitter.com> wrote:
>> There are three different rate limits that apply to API usage
>>
>> 1) Your IP rate limit (used when making unauthenticated calls)
>> 2) Your account rate limit (used when making authenticated calls)
>> 3) Your search rate limit (used when making search calls)
>>
>> This is covered in the wiki, but it isn't highlighted, so it's easy to
>> miss.  Check out this pagehttp://apiwiki.twitter.com/API-Overview,
>> particularly the part about the API separation, and this 
>> pagehttp://apiwiki.twitter.com/Rate-limiting, particularly the bit about
>> search API rate limiting.
>>
>> Note that whitelisting for search is possible, but isn't given out as
>> freely as whitelisting for the REST API.
>>
>>    ---Mark
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 6:47 PM, Greg <gregory.av...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Well the title explains it all. Every 15 minutes - my app gets 503
>> > errors from the search api. Now reading the the documentation - this
>> > would indicate a rate limit for Search - which is impossible due to
>> > the whitelist for my IP. The Whitelist provides 20,000 API for a hour
>> > - we make about 360 API calls per hour (Search refreshes every 20
>> > seconds, calls 2 feeds) - so there is no way we would even come close
>> > to the error.
>>
>> > The math:
>>
>> > Two Search API Feeds - running every 20 seconds = 6 times per minute *
>> > 60 minutes = 360 calls.
>>
>> > Is this excessive?
>>
>> > Is anyone else experiencing this issue?
>>
>> > Thanks,
>> > Greg
>

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