Twitter does not handle classic retweets any different from standard tweets. They have no representation of being a retweet other then containing the originators name and showing up as a mention. As such they will not show up in any of the retweet API methods unless someone natively retweets them.
Abraham On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 16:05, emh <evanhave...@gmail.com> wrote: > with the new retweet mechanism i can retweet a tweet my friends have > retweeted and i believe it shows up as a retweet of that original > tweet. > > but with the old RT @xxx convention for retweeting, i could retweet a > retweet like so: RT @yyyy RT @xxxx .... > > in that case, does my retweet show up as a retweet of the original > tweet or of the retweet i actually retweeted? > > is it possible to have a chain of retweets? > -- Abraham Williams | Developer for hire | http://abrah.am @abraham | http://projects.abrah.am | http://blog.abrah.am This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private.