Abraham is correct.  We only truncate text in the case of SMS tweets.  We
won't chop text off of tweets when posted via the API, however we will
shorten URLs if it will get the tweet to fit into 140 characters.

  ---Mark

http://twitter.com/mccv


On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:

> The URLs might be shortened not the text of the status itself.
>
> Abraham
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 22:03, Andy Freeman <ana...@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
>> What in the return JSON tells us that you've shortened?
>>
>> For example, are you setting/returning "truncate"?  Are you returning
>> the shortened tweet in "status"?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mar 18, 12:30 pm, Mark McBride <mmcbr...@twitter.com> wrote:
>> > I should clarify.  Returning a 403 is what we do right now.  Later today
>> > (hopefully) we will correct the behavior to return a 200 in this case.
>>  So
>> > short story: we'll be doing what you want us to do.
>> >
>> >   ---Mark
>> >
>> > http://twitter.com/mccv
>> >
>> > On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 11:57 AM, Dewald Pretorius
>> > <dewaldpub...@gmail.com>wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > > In the announcement, Mark said, "...in the case that a long status can
>> > > be reduced to under 140 characters by shortening URLs.  In this case
>> > > we return a 403 but successfully create the status."
>> >
>> > > Any chance that you can instead return a 200?
>> >
>> > > Returning a 403 while you actually created the status will cause
>> > > confusion.- Hide quoted text -
>> >
>> > - Show quoted text -
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