Ok, I found the answer.  The Ruby gem changed from:

http://search.twitter.com/search.json

to:

http://api.twitter.com/1/search.json

The former has a much higher limit than the latter.  Hopefully this
will help others who run into this.


On Mar 28, 2:01 pm, thoughtafter <thoughtaf...@gmail.com> wrote:
> According to the docs the Search API has a higher limit than 150
> requests per hour:
>
> "Note that the Search API is not limited by the same 150 requests per
> hour limit as the REST API."http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Rate-limiting
>
> However, I seem to be getting the following message when using the
> search API:
> "Rate limit exceeded. Clients may not make more than 150 requests per
> hour."
>
> An example request is:
> /1/search.json?since=2010-03-27&q=from%3ATVWnews%20OR%20%40TVWnews%20OR
> %20%23TVWnews
>
> I'm using the Ruby Twitter GEM version 0.9.1.
>
> What am I missing?
>
> Thanks,
> Jesse

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