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