You want to make sure you URL encode the entire status you are sending,
including the spaces. That being said the hashtag is dropped so that's a bug
at our end. Can you file it on
http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issuesand i'll pass it onto the
team.

Thanks,
Matt

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 10:27 AM, maestrojed
<maestro...@highfivefriday.com>wrote:

> ´╗┐You can pre-populate a tweet by doing something like: <a
> href="http://twitter.com/home?status=I am asking a question on
> stackoverflow">http://twitter.com/home?status=I am asking a question
> on stackoverflow</a>
>
> If you want to use a hashtag you have to urlencode it <a href="http://
> twitter.com/home?status=I am asking a question on
> %23stackoverflow">http://twitter.com/home?status=I am asking a
> question on %23stackoverflow</a>
>
> If the user is not already logged into twitter, once they do log in,
> they are redirected to a 404 because of these hashtags. I am sure its
> because twitter has to save/pass through this status query string
> while you log in.
>
> Any one have suggestions? A hashtag is important to me in this
> situation.
>



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Matt Harris
Developer Advocate, Twitter
http://twitter.com/themattharris

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