i don't think "ridiculous" is the right term :P we're constantly evolving the API to match up with what our developers are trying to do!
so - that being said - what are you looking for? are you trying to figure out which tweets on the home timeline has the authenticating user retweeted? On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 2:58 PM, luisg <luisfmgoncal...@gmail.com> wrote: > So, instead of 1, now I have to do 2 call (one for the home_timeline > and another for the retweets_of_me). > > I started to understand the 'Tiwtter is over capacity' error! > > ...ridiculous... > > > On Jul 5, 6:17 pm, Thomas Woolway <priv...@tswoolway.co.uk> wrote: > > I don't think that you're doing anything wrong - it's just a quirk of the > > API - you don't get any info in your home timeline on stuff you > retweeted. > > > > I think this is because of the condition that you should never see a > retweet > > if you would have seen it already in your timeline. This stops you from > > seeing the latest popular tweet retweeted 100 times from each of your > > followers if you follow the person who originally tweeted it. However, I > > guess it also stops you seeing that you have retweeted a tweet, as > > theoretically you've already seen it. > > > > I think I've made that more complicated than it actually is... > > > > The only thing that you can do is to get the Home Timeline and then merge > > retweets_of_me in over the top. > > > > Tom > > > > On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 4:03 PM, luisg <luisfmgoncal...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Can somebody help? > > > > > Maybe I'm doing something wrong. > > > For example, if account A has Account B as follower and vice-versa, > > > and if account A retweets tweet XPTO made by account B, shouldn't the > > > tweet XPTO appear with retweet_status property if we request the > > > home_timeline? > > > > > Please help, > > > > > Luis > > > > > On Jul 3, 4:45 pm, luisg <luisfmgoncal...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > Hello everybody, > > > > > > I'm having a problem lately with the retweets. In the API > > > > documentation and about the home_timeline says: > > > > > > 'Returns the 20 most recent statuses, including retweets, posted by > > > > the authenticating user and that user's friends. This is the > > > > equivalent of /timeline/home on the Web.' > > > > > > The problem is, when I request the home_timeline, none of my tweets > > > > have the 'retweeted_status' that should be present if it is a > retweet. > > > > > > But if I request 'retweeted_by_me' I get all the information, > > > > including the 'retweeted_status'. > > > > > > Can someone tell me what's wrong? Something changed? > > > > > > Thanks, > > > > > > Luis > -- Raffi Krikorian Twitter Platform Team http://twitter.com/raffi