I can reproduce this, so we should be good to go.  Can one of you open
an issue on the code tracker so we can track it?

   ---Mark

http://twitter.com/mccv



On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Ryan Rosario <uclamath...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Here are the ones I have found so far. For the first one, I am able to
> reproduce the error on this one cursor.
>
> http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/followers/pothos.json?cursor=1298609621435131624
> User numeric ID: 3598791   (cursor unknown)
>
> R.
>
> On Apr 25, 10:26 am, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote:
>> this shouldn't happen - feel free to give a sample of the "poison user" IDs,
>> and we'll investigate them.  we already have one, and we'll look into more.
>>
>> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Ryan Rosario <uclamath...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> > I've found that all of my 500 isses are related to "poison users." For
>> > whatever reason, I can never get their followers. I retry on 500, so I
>> > end up with an infinite loop of 500s for these users. When 500s happen
>> > with other users, my program usually succeeds after 1 or 2 retries.
>>
>> > The only way to resolve it is to kill my process, add the user to a
>> > blacklist, and start over. It's really frustrating.
>>
>> > Ryan
>>
>> > On Apr 25, 5:31 am, Dossy Shiobara <do...@panoptic.com> wrote:
>> > > From my logged errors ... here's an example:
>>
>> > >http://api.twitter.com/1/users/show.xml?id=4583991
>>
>> > > On 4/25/10 12:37 AM, Mark McBride wrote:
>>
>> > > > Without more details this is going to be really hard to troubleshoot.
>> > > > Can you reliably reproduce this?  What are the exact URIs you're
>> > > > calling that return 500s?  What user are you using to make these
>> > > > calls?  What authentication method?
>>
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