Correct. I presented a hypothetical issue of a hypothetical solution.
On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 05:07, Rich <rhyl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Except RT, Geo and Lists are all in the version 1 API directory
> On Dec 18, 4:43 am, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > So say Geo is version 3, RT is version 4 and Lists is version 5. All of
> > which are still in beta. If something goes wrong with Geo do they revert
> > 2 and disable RTs and Lists?
> > Abraham
> > On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 21:03, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com>
> > > Josh,
> > > This will not protect us against a case where something central to
> > > Twitter functioning malfunctions, but it will protect us against new
> > > or changed features malfunctioning.
> > > Dewald
> > > On Dec 17, 10:45 pm, Josh Roesslein <jroessl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I am not sure how beneficial this would really be. Versioning from
> > > > what I understand is for changes to the
> > > > API that might break applications that have not yet updated. It
> > > > wouldn't really provide any security against bugs/quirks
> > > > in Twitter's backend which can cause downtime. So even older versions
> > > > might be affected just as much as newer versions because
> > > > down under they both use the same code, its just exposed differently
> > > > from version to version.
> > > > I have no idea how things work under the covers so maybe this could
> > > > work. I'd take any security against down time I can get. :)
> > > > Josh
> > > > On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 8:35 PM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > > The yo-yo ride of the retweet API gave me this idea. It depends on
> > > > > proper versioning of the API by Twitter.
> > > > > Twitter creates an API call that returns the current working API
> > > > > version. We query that method and use that version of the API for
> > > > > calls.
> > > > > If something goes down, Twitter simply pushes out the version
> > > > > of an older API version, which is still working correctly. Our
> > > > > will then automatically fall back to using that older version,
> > > > > Twitter again pushes out the new version number when it's back
> > > > > Dewald
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