What proportion of your users have more than 5k followers? More than 25k followers?
-John Kalucki http://twitter.com/jkalucki Services, Twitter Inc. On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 2:57 PM, DustyReagan <dustyrea...@gmail.com> wrote: > As large as possible. 100k would be a huge improvement. > > For FriendOrFollow.com I need the user's entire social graph to > effectively calculate who's not following them back, who they're not > following back, and their mutual friendships. I can't really cache > this data because user's make decisions on who to follow and unfollow > based on my data. If the data is old, I start hearing complaints about > how a user unfollowed someone who was really following them, etc. So > the data really needs to be pulled on page load. The 5k at a time > cursors pretty much cripples FriendOrFollow for anyone with an > impressive amount of followers, and it also takes too many API calls > to be rate limit effective. The more IDs that can be pulled at once, > the better. > > If I could have the user's IDs streamed to me like the streaming API > does tweets, that would be pretty hot. > > On Jan 8, 2:38 pm, Dossy Shiobara <do...@panoptic.com> wrote: > > 100k, at the minimum. > > > > On 1/8/10 3:35 PM, Wilhelm Bierbaum wrote: > > > > > How much larger do you think makes it easier? > > > > > On Jan 7, 6:42 pm, "st...@implu.com" <st...@implu.com> wrote: > > >> I would agree with several views expressed in various posts here. > > > > >> 1) A cursor-less call that returns all IDs makes for simpler code and > > >> fewer API calls. i.e. less processing time. > > > > >> 2) If we must have a 'cursored' call then at least allow for cursor=-1 > > >> to return a larger number than 5k. > > > > -- > > Dossy Shiobara | do...@panoptic.com |http://dossy.org/ > > Panoptic Computer Network |http://panoptic.com/ > > "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own > > folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70) >