On Jan 21, 12:26 am, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote:
> to be very precise, all that we guarantee is that the id is monotonically
> increasing -- we don't have any guarantees on the rate at which the ids are
> increasing....

Thanks! That's what I suspected. I'm a hard guy about stuff like that.
Once bitten, twice shy? More like bitten a thousand times and still
avoid the snake! ;-)

Which means, of course, that all the bloggers who post about Twitter
usage and growth rates with stats based on IDs need to be "politely"
dismissed. Too bad I flunked politeness. ;-)

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