I read the documents listed, but none of these offers explanations for the
problem that I face. Maybe I'm wrong?

2010/7/28 Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>

> Hi Alfredo,
> I recommend taking a look at the Twitter Streaming API at
> http://dev.twitter.com/pages/streaming_api for an application like this.
> Taylor
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 1:15 AM, Alfredo Baraldi <
> alfredo.bara...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm creating an application that relies on public / timeline: this
>> application must   must be select  the posts that   have a value
>> preceded by "$" character, eg "Today I buy $AAPL to the stockexchange
>> i like apple industries", and then i store them in a database. My
>> question is this: is it true that you can not because "the problem
>> here is mostly due to volume. A cron-driven php script will not be
>> able to filter the whole stream, since there is a limit on number of
>> returned results, and people post quicker than we can receive?. For
>> instance, if you search something rather generic twitter, there will
>> be thousands of new results after a few minutes; we can only fetch 20
>> posts through public timeline"
>> At this URL "http://stocktwits.com/streams/all"; there is an
>> application that responds to my own needs, and reformulating the
>> question:  with the current Twitter API is it  possible to create an
>> application that aggregates all the Twitter messages that contain a
>> symbol preceded by the character "$" ?
>> Best Regards
>> Alfredo

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