Thank you, exactly what I wanted to know,
On Aug 6, 1:22 pm, Matt Harris <thematthar...@twitter.com> wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> In the Twitter direct message composition screen we display an alphabetised
> list of up to 100 of the most recent users you sent direct messages to.
> Hope that helps,
> On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 12:38 PM, Mark Krieger <markskrie...@gmail.com>wrote:
> > Thanks, one of my colleagues, who is more ajax-savvy than me,
> > suggested similar just a few
> > minutes ago.
> > I appreciate your advice. We will do this, but I probably not top
> > priority.
> > I still wonder what twitter does, since someone I know who does have
> > many followers could not
> > explain what twitter does with his DM followers dropdown....
> > Thanks again,
> > Mark
> > On Aug 4, 11:40 am, Marcelo Calbucci <marc...@calbucci.com> wrote:
> > > Mark, you should implement similarly to what Google Auto-suggest does...
> > As
> > > users start typing they send AJAX calls back to the servers that return
> > the
> > > top 10 matches. As long as your server responds quickly, users are not
> > going
> > > to notice because the total latency might be 100 or 200ms, which would
> > > enough to keep users happy.
> > > -Marcelo
> > > On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 6:32 AM, Mark Krieger <markskrie...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > > I am working on a twitter application, I want followers to be kept in
> > > > a dropdown in my application like twitter does when I send a DM from
> > > > twitter. However, since I have less than 50 followers now (alas), I do
> > > > not know the twitter behavior when someone has (let's say) 5000 or
> > > > 10000 or even 100000 followers. Surely you do not put a gigantic list
> > > > into that dropdown. But since I cannot test that situation, can
> > > > someone tell me what twitter itself does? I'd like to more or less do
> > > > the same as twitter in this case.
> > > > thanks,
> > > > Mark
> > > --
> > > -Marcelo
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