My apologies. I should have said, "would have". English is my second

It will be great if user streams are going to be available to services
at some point in the near future. Specifically, real-time notification
of social graph changes.

If that's on your road map, then please say so. Because, in your long
range guidance, what was said was simply that user streams are not
available to services.

On Apr 14, 4:22 pm, John Kalucki <> wrote:
> Dewalt,
> We can't do everything at once. We can't release everything at once. We have
> to pick the biggest return features, then let the features trickle down
> where possible. Everything in user streams can be applied to service streams
> in good time, but there are privacy issues and some tricky scale issue to be
> sorted out before we can do service integrations on much of this data.
> This feature couldn't have saved you any effort -- it hasn't even been
> released yet. We're in a preview period way way out in front of launch. This
> was clear in my doc. We're giving you long range guidance.
> Seriously.
> -John Kalucki
> Infrastructure, Twitter Inc.
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Dewald Pretorius <> wrote:
> > From John's announcement:
> > "User streams permissions are not tuned for service-to-service
> > integration, rather they are tuned for end-user-display applications."
> > Needless to say, it is a big disappointment that the user streams API
> > is not available for services, but only for desktop apps.
> > I could have saved me (and others) much processing, and eliminated a
> > lot of delays, in certain aspects of the services that we provide to
> > users.
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