On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 00:06, srikanth reddy <srikanth.yara...@gmail.com>wrote:
> Combine retweet timelines? But 'Retweets by Me' returns only 20( as per > doc) and other time lines return more. > And has a count parameter that can return up to 200. > <<Plus what does it matter if a user tries to retweet a status they have > already retweeted? There is no adverse effect>> > > Twitter returns 403 since it has already been retweeted. There is no > adverse effect as such. Just UX concern. > I've not tested it so I can't say how useful the response is. > Hmm that bug is in NEW state. > > On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 4:46 AM, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> >> >> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 02:44, srikanth reddy <srikanth.yara...@gmail.com >> > wrote: >> >>> @Abraham >>> One thing you cant do with the API is >>> Preventing users from retweeting their friends retweet which has already >>> been retweeted by the user .To check this >>> Go to "Retweets By Others" tab just retweet a friend's retweet and >>> refresh your tabs. In web interface that tweet will appear in both "Retweets >>> By Others" and "Retweets By Me" tabs and you will be given an option to undo >>> the retweet in both tabs. But you cannot do the same with the API There is >>> no way a user can find his retweeted entry in "Retweets By Others" directly >>> (with one call) >>> >>> To fix this either >>> 1) we should check the original retweet ids in both "Retweets By Others" >>> and "Retweets by Me" (i.e make 2 calls). Not only is this resource/time >>> consuming but it is highly unreliable. Some times "Retweets by Me" entries >>> may not overlap with the entries from "Retweets By Others" due to the data >>> size limit (200) >>> >>> Or >>> 2)Twitter should add some flag like retweeted_by_me to the pay load for >>> "Retweets By Others" which is really helpful >>> This bug has been left untouched for a long time. >>> >> >> It is possible from the API. You just have to combine the different >> retweet timelines. As I said: "It might take a number of API calls to >> collect all the data but it is all there"* >> >> Plus what does it matter if a user tries to retweet a status they have >> already retweeted? There is no adverse effect. >> >> Abraham >> >> *besides the bug that has no open bug report. >> >> -- >> Abraham Williams | Community Advocate | http://abrah.am >> Project | Out Loud | http://outloud.labs.poseurtech.com >> This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private. >> Sent from Seattle, WA, United States >> > > -- Abraham Williams | Community Advocate | http://abrah.am Project | Out Loud | http://outloud.labs.poseurtech.com This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private.