Our application requires full social graph dump. One thing that I am not clear from the http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-api-announce/browse_thread/thread/a0ba66db0e86941d - is only pagination is depreciated or the use of cursors is made mandatory?
Suppose if I want full social graph of followers - will the announcement affect it? Regards, Jagir On Jan 9, 1:29 am, Wilhelm Bierbaum <wilh...@twitter.com> wrote: > On December 22, 2009 we announced that the social graph method pagination of > the followers/ids and friends/ids would finally be removed. We announced > deprecation in September (http://bit.ly/46x1iL), November > (http://bit.ly/3UQ0LU) and December (http://bit.ly/5VPWk7) of last year. The > page parameter will be completely removed 1/11/2010. However, the behavior > of assuming that you want the first cursor page when passing no cursor > parameter will not. > > In the December 2009 announcement, I explained that: > > You should always pass a cursor parameter. Starting soon, if you fail to > pass a cursor, the data returned will be that of the first cursor (-1) and > the next_cursor and previous_cursor elements will be included. > > In response to the feedback we received in > ahttp://bit.ly/longDiscussionAboutTheSocialGraphwe have decided not to > immediately remove support for unreliably retrieving a complete friend or > follower list (by passing neither page nor cursor parameters) on 1/11/2010. > We understand that too many applications still depend on it. We're working > on a better way to pull this data; expect another updated announcement on > this list soon with further details. > > We know that the cursor-based social graph APIs can be improved -- we can > provide richer functionality than we currently expose. To do this, we need > your help; contribute your use cases for the social graph in response to > this message onhttp://bit.ly/TwitterDevelopmentTalk. With better > understanding of how you use the graph data, we can improve the quality and > variety of APIs that we provide. > > Thanks!