So, does this mean (to paraphrase):
IDs will remain sorted *all* the time except when comparing between 2
tweets sent within 1 second apart, the order *might* be reversed. And
therefore, for most Twitter apps, no change is necessary?
On Jun 2, 10:00 am, themattharris <thematthar...@twitter.com> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> In March we sent a message to you about upcoming changes to the way
> status IDs are sequenced (http://bit.ly/upcoming-status-id-changes).
> Today we announced Snowflake - the service we will be using to
> generate those new IDs.
> It isn't going live yet! We just know a lot of you are concerned about
> how the Tweet IDs are going to affect your applications and wanted you
> to have the chance to familiarize yourself with how Snowflake works.
> You can find the a link to the code and read more about Snowflake on
> the Twitter Engineering blog:http://bit.ly/announcing-snowflake