On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Stuart Smith
<stuartmartinsm...@btinternet.com> wrote:
> Hi Raffi, I read on a blog somewhere that the recurring tweets (which
> I believe are the same as tweets with duplicate text) are going to be
> allowed i.e. the logic that rejects them will no longer be active.
> From what you say this is unlikely to happen.
> The reason I am so interested in this particular test is that I had
> been working on a twitter bot that allows you to play the orginal
> Colossal Cave text adventure and the user would use a lot of tweets
> with text like N, S, E, W etc to indicate a direction to move in (I
> was unaware of the duplicate text rejection). This would appear to be
> a complete and utter waste of time now - c'est la vie!!! I was going
> to put it live tonight but there is probably no point now.
> Cheers,
> On Dec 8, 6:28 pm, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote:
>> > Does this 'duplicate text' have a time period for which it is invalid?
>> > i.e. how long do I have to wait before sending the same text?
>> we currently reject tweets that have an exact string match to any
>> tweet sent "recently" (a few hours).
>> > Is this what I have heard called 'recurring tweets'? If so, I read
>> > somewhere that they are going to be allowed to re-occur at some point
>> > soon - is this correct?
>> i'm not sure what you mean by "allowed to re-occur at some point
>> soon".  i don't think we're going to change the logic around duplicate
>> tweets, but what we are working on is better error messaging when we
>> reject a tweet.
>> --
>> Raffi Krikorian
>> Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/raffi

Raffi Krikorian
Twitter Platform Team

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