Yea, I just noticed that warning in the docs... might be beneficial to
put it "above the fold" as that's fairly critical stuff.

Thanks.

On Apr 11, 1:55 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Fromhttp://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-Search-API-Method:-search
>
> Warning: The user ids in the Search API are different from those in the
>
> > REST API (about the two APIs <http://apiwiki.twitter.com/API-Overview>). 
> > This
> > defect is being tracked by Issue 
> > 214<http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=214>.
> > This means that the to_user_id and from_user_id field vary from the
> > actualy user id on Twitter.com. Applications will have to perform a screen
> > name-based lookup with the 
> > users/show<http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-users%C2%A0show>
> >  method
> > to get the correct user id if necessary.
>
> You will see 
> fromhttp://api.twitter.com/users/show.json?screen_name=katie_wallsthat the
> actual user id is 75030777.
>
> Abraham
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 12:07, ryan baldwin <ryanbald...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey all, I've noticed some very odd and inconsistent behaviour over
> > the past couple days that has me stumped.  When I use the users/show
> > endpoint using user_id the response produces a 404. When I use
> > screen_name of that same user everything works fine. Anybody know what
> > the scoop is?
>
> > here are a couple of examples:
> > {
> >      u'iso_language_code':u'en',
> >      u'text':u'Twittering from the eye doctors office. Its kinda
> > really boring here....',
> >      u'created_at':u'Sat,
> >      10      Apr 2010 16:20:50      +0000',
> >      u'profile_image_url':      u'http://a3.twimg.com/profile_images/
> > 770801237/CIMG5940_normal.JPG',
> >      u'source':      u'&lt;a href=&quot;http://ubertwitter.com";
> > rel=&quot;nofollow&quot;&gt;UberTwitter&lt;/a&gt;',
> >      u'location':      u'&#220;T:52.138437,
> >      -106.667903      ', u'      from_user':u'katie_walls',
> >      u'from_user_id':53548499,
> >      u'to_user_id':None,
> >      u'geo':None,
> >      u'id':11944382350      L,
> >      u'metadata':{
> >         u'result_type':u'recent'
> >      }
>
> >http://api.twitter.com/users/show.json?user_id=53548499(404)
> >http://api.twitter.com/users/show.json?screen_name=katie_walls(200,
> > works fine)
>
> > Any ideas? I'm at a complete loss and I'm really not looking forward
> > to the repair costs of the hole I've made in the wall with the top of
> > my head.
>
> > Thanks!
>
> > - ryan.
>
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