I'm using the command-line "curl" as a client - will it do this, or do
I need to go to a lower-level library-based connection strategy?

On Dec 29, 9:33 am, John Kalucki <jkalu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've noticed a handful of Twitter Streaming API clients that are not
> honoring the DNS Time To Live (TTL). If your client is currently
> connected to, you certainly have an issue with
> ignoring the TTL. If you have restarted your client in the last few
> weeks, but are connected to another IP address, you may or may not
> have this issue. Clients ignoring DNS TTL will be subject to
> unpredictable outages as we shift load between clusters.
> In any case, the prudent developer would test the client stack against
> a test DNS record and validate that the TTL is honored correctly.
> I added the following to the Wiki:
> "
> Test that your client process honors the DNS Time To live (TTL). Some
> stacks will cache a resolved address for the duration of the process
> and will not pick up DNS changes within the proscribed TTL. Such
> aggressive caching will lead to service disruptions on your client as
> Twitter shifts load between IP addresses.
> "
> -John Kaluckihttp://twitter.com/jkalucki
> Services, Twitter Inc.

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