that's the only way to do it right now. we will have some features at a future date that should hopefully make this easier, but we don't have a date right now on when those will be available.
On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 7:58 AM, ArtJulian <art.jul...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks for your reply Raffi! > > So getting the public_timeline and filtering it out by location is the > way to go right now? Or would you suggest looking into another (less > computational) method? > > > > On Dec 11, 3:59 pm, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote: > > not right now, unfortunately. > > > > > > > > > > > > On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 5:16 AM, ArtJulian <art.jul...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > > I'm trying to build an application around trending topics based on a > > > specific location through the public timeline, but would rather not > > > filter the timeline on location afterwards. I did notice the Local > > > Trends Methods, but I would like to set my own parameters and > > > therefore depend on the public timeline to get the recent posts for > > > the specific country. > > > > > Is there a way to request the > > >http://twitter.com/statuses/public_timeline.xml > > > for specific countries and/or locations? I need the most recent status > > > posts from a specific location, but I don't want to waste requests by > > > deleting most of the data afterwards. > > > > > Any help would be great! > > > > > Arthur > > > > -- > > Raffi Krikorian > > Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/raffi > -- Raffi Krikorian Twitter Platform Team http://twitter.com/raffi