Please make sure the timeline for this is LONGER than 2 weeks please,
some of us have to code this and then wait at least a week to get
through Apple's approval system.  This is especially important when it
comes to detecting images, etc.

Richard

On Jun 9, 4:27 am, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote:
> yeah - its definitely case that counting characters will become a bit more
> subtle.  i hope that we can provide a really good and easy way to help you
> all out.  at the very least we are going to update documentation, but i know
> we can do better than that.
>
> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 8:17 PM, Andy Matsubara <andymatsub...@gmail.com>wrote:
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> > Raffi wrote:
> > > related to this: the way the Twitter API counts characters is going to
> > change ever so slightly. our 140
> > > characters is now going to be defined as 140 characters after link
> > wrapping. t.co links are of a
> > > predictable length -- they will always be 20 characters. after we make
> > this live, it will be feasible to
> > > send in the text for a status that is greater than 140 characters. the
> > rule is after the link wrapping,
> > > the text transforms to 140 characters or fewer. we'll be using the same
> > logic that is in twitter-text-rb
> > > to figure out what is a URL.
> > I guess this change will make frontend text handling more difficult.
> > Counting characters in a text box must figure out what is a URL. I
> > hope Twitter will publish JavaScript library for realtime character
> > counts. I also want APIs to make shortened URL.
>
> > Andy Matsubara
>
> --
> Raffi Krikorian
> Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/raffi

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