Hey Brian -

Why don't you guys eat your own dog food and use Direct Messaging to the account that registered the app instead of email ? That way, you have some sort of audit trail for the notifications, no?

When I worked through the issue that I had with one of my apps with you, I hadn't received an email about the original suspension either, or at least not that I could find.


On 4/23/2010 3:28 PM, Brian Truebe wrote:
Yes, the email that is sent out after an application is suspended does
explain possible rule violations. This email is sent to the account
that registered the application, so if you've registered an app with
an auxiliary account not tied to an email address you check regularly
then an app suspension may come as a rather unfortunate surprise.

While there is no "sandbox," we're very open to discussing any
concerns an app developer may have while they develop their app. The
best course of action is to read the rules first while developing.  If
you're still worried a feature you're developing may result in your
users being suspended our your entire app being suspended then you can
always email us at a...@twitter.com and we'll be happy to work with you
to ensure the longevity of your application.  I hope this helps.


On Apr 23, 11:37 am, John Meyer<john.l.me...@gmail.com>  wrote:
On 4/23/2010 10:58 AM, Brian Truebe wrote:

My name is Brian Truebe and I am on the API Policy team, when apps are
suspended they are sent a notice as to how to contest the suspension,
however this may have gotten lost in the tubes.  Please email
a...@twitter.com and let us know the app name and we'll see if we can
sort this out.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
One question: does the e-mail have an explanation about why the
application was suspended in the first place (you mention how to contest
the suspension but nothing about what the suspension is about).  And is
there some way to create a "sandbox" for suspended apps where they can
re-test to see if they are in compliance with the rules before going out
into the real world Twitterverse?


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