I've filed a bug to get the documentation updated. It could be phrased better as 20k per user per whitelisted IP.
If you have N users on a whitelisted IP you should have N * 20k authenticated request every hour. Abraham On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 23:52, vikas <cvika...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > The document says "Each whitelisted entity, whether an account or IP > address, is allowed 20000 requests per hour. ", > in one of the twitter-development-talk i found this, "What you all > have been confirming is correct. The intended behavior is 20k per IP > unauthenticated, and 20k per IP *per user* authenticated. This is not > a bug. ", > what does "20k per IP Per User" means ? > > If N number of users are using my application which communicates with > Twitter over a whitelisted IP, then in total, how many GET-requests- > credit my application will get from Twitter per hour for authenticated > based requists? > > > On Dec 15, 9:12 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Here is Twitter's documentation on rate limiting: > http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Rate-limiting > > > > Abraham > > > > > > > > On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 09:21, vikas <cvika...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Hi, > > > I went through the group lists searching for a clear understanding of > > > API rate limit, but unfortunately could not able to get a clear idea. > > > There are already many discussions about this but i am asking this > > > again as i need this information to develop my product. > > > > > I have few simple questions, the answers to which will solve my > > > problem, any one please help, > > > > > does the limit applies to IP only? > > > ex, if N number of users are requesting through a whitelisted IP, then > > > only IP's limit count is decreased and the individual users count is > > > not changed > > > > > or is it ip and also user based ? > > > ex, if my IP is whitelisted, then for 20,000 users i will get 20k * > > > 20k requests credit per hour. > > > > > Please explain the exact way the rate limit is working........ > > > > > thanks and regards, > > > Vikas > > > > -- > > Abraham Williams | Awesome Lists |http://bit.ly/sprout608 > > Project | Intersect |http://intersect.labs.poseurtech.com > > Hacker |http://abrah.am|http://twitter.com/abraham > > This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private. > > Sent from Madison, WI, United States > -- Abraham Williams | Awesome Lists | http://bit.ly/sprout608 Project | Intersect | http://intersect.labs.poseurtech.com Hacker | http://abrah.am | http://twitter.com/abraham This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private. Sent from Madison, WI, United States