Yes, this is indeed what you should be doing. If you have a low tolerance for data loss, you will then use a total of four accounts: 2 elevated and 2 default access accounts. If you can tolerate a few missing tweets on each reconnect, you can just use the two elevated accounts.
-John Kalucki http://twitter.com/jkalucki Infrastructure, Twitter Inc. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 2:06 AM, Alam Sher <alamshe...@gmail.com> wrote: > So in case, if I have 20K users and I have to, say track 60K keywords > for them + also have to follow all of them. I should be applying for 2 > higher access accounts one for track predicates and other for follow > predicate. Does this make sense? > > Thanks, > > On Feb 25, 8:44 am, John Kalucki <j...@twitter.com> wrote: > > This technique works for updating any filter predicate. The count > parameter > > should work on a shadow account. It won't work on a default access > account. > > We have a number of very large integrations using this technique with > > Birddog access -- it should scale down to Shadow access just fine. > > > > The documentation makes it clear which cases are supported and which ones > > are not:http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation#count > > > > The count parameter isn't supported on track streams for computational > > complexity reasons, and it isn't supported on the default access role for > > policy reasons. > > > > -John Kaluckihttp://twitter.com/jkalucki > > Infrastructure, Twitter Inc. > > > > On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 2:31 PM, Jonathan Strauss < > > > > jonat...@snowballfactory.com> wrote: > > > On Feb 24, 2:06 pm, John Kalucki <j...@twitter.com> wrote: > > > > The documentation should be pretty clear on this topic. One main > > > connection, > > > > and perhaps an auxiliary connection to manage query velocity. > > > > > Hey John, > > > > > Do you recommend this kind of 2 connection setup for updating our user > > > list when using the follow predicate? > > > > > We've been trying unsuccessfully to use the count parameter when > > > reconnecting to add new users to our follow list. I've found several > > > oblique mentions of the count parameter only working in some cases, > > > but no specifics on how or why. > > > > > We currently have shadow role access for the TweetPo.st app. We're > > > trying to update our Streaming API connection when new users signup > > > for TweetPo.st without losing tweets for existing users during > > > reconnect. Any suggestions on the best way to do this would be greatly > > > appreciated. > > > > > Thanks! > > > -jonathan > > > > > ===== > > > Jonathan Strauss, Co-Founder > > >http://snowballfactory.com > > > > > Campaign tracking for social media -http://awe.sm > > > A smarter way to update Facebook from Twitter -http://tweetpo.st > > > Sharecount button for Facebook -http://www.fbshare.me >