Would be thankful for any answers to my queries.

Especially, the exact error code when rate-limit is breached. (I can't find
it in the documentation, and I don't want to create a dummy user and write a
dummy script to find out in practice)

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 7:11 PM, Harshad RJ <harshad...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Whoa! When did this endpoint become rate limited?
>
> This wiki page seems to be stale:
> http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Rate-limiting
>
> It says that verify-credentials is not rate-limited.
>
> Since this is an authenticated call, the rate-limit I guess gets applied to
> the authenticating user. If the authentication is not successful, does it
> get applied to the IP address? In any case, I feel the limit for this
> endpoint should be accounted against the IP-address as a fall-back when the
> user's quota is reached, since the verify-credentials calls by an app can
> get held for arbitrarily long, if the user's quota is getting filled up by
> some other call (possibly by another app).
>
> Also, can you tell me what is the response code when the rate-limit is
> reached? The wiki page says "400 error codes" in this context, but which
> exact error code?
>
> Thanks,
> Harshad
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 12:34 PM, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com>wrote:
>
>> interesting - that's true.  they would have to wait until the rate limits
>> reset.  i could be open to relaxing rate limits on this endpoint if somebody
>> could tell me how doing so won't still have this same issue?
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 9:40 PM, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Now that account/verify_credentials is rate limited there is no way to
>>> verify tokens are valid if a user has exceded there GET limit.
>>>
>>> Abraham
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
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>>
>
>
>
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