In this case, we don't have the original status text to match, so we can't
forward the deletion message to you. In the follow case, I'm pretty sure
that we do send the deletion message, but there are issues with retweet,
etc. etc. So, it varies on fractional streams. Best effort all around.

-John Kalucki
Infrastructure, Twitter Inc.

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 1:14 PM, dbasch <> wrote:

> I'm using the stream API to track tweets by keyword (filter).
> According to the documentation, "Streams may also contain status
> deletion notices. Clients are urged to honor deletion requests and
> discard deleted statuses immediately."
> When I try creating and deleting tweets. I always get the new tweets
> but never see deletion notices. The tweets do disappear from my
> timeline and the search results. Is this a bug or should I expect to
> never receive deletion notices through the filter call?
> Diego

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