Hi Jeff, We've been having some general performance issues recently ( http://status.twitter.com/ ).
If you're a heavy user of the search API, you may be better served by our Streaming API ( http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation ). Taylor Singletary Developer Advocate, Twitter http://twitter.com/episod On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 6:44 AM, Jeffrey Greenberg < jeffreygreenb...@gmail.com> wrote: > Our app uses the search api extensively and we've noticed that the > response time has fallen dramatically for aggregates of search > requests in the past days . Is that really the case? > > Our production app is using basic auth at the moment, and we're > wondering if that's a factor in this? > > > jeffrey greenberg >