-totally-

the timeline on this is, i think (and i'll check to be sure), sometime like
6-8 weeks.

On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 1:45 AM, Rich <rhyl...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > 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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