Tom, at least you know that the library of congress has a backup :)
Pascal On Jul 18, 2010, at 7:07 , Tom Roggero wrote: > I've tried your script on Mac, it only works for first 3 pages that's > weird (i'm running darwin ports for xml functions)... > Anyway, tried manually do it through firefox, latest page is 16. > That's the limit. But if you have the ID of the previous tweets you > could use statuses/SHOW for that ID... the problem is: > > IF you are backing up your account because you have all your tweet > IDs, you will need 1 request per tweet, and maximum is 350 (with HUGE > luck) per hour.... In my case, I got 10k, 3k via REST and 7k left to > do... 7 THOUSAND REQUEST??? > > Come on twitter, help us, developers, start thingking on backups, we > know you are gonna explode!.