Hey Tim, When I run: curl "http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline/RWW.xml?count=20&page=1&include_rts=true"
I get the expected result of 20 statuses one retweet (from @ConanOBrien). When you make the request are you running it like I am or are you using a library? To answer your query about the count parameter. The behavior is this: we will try and return up to 'count' statuses in one request, where count is equal to all statuses in the timeline before any filtering of retweets. So, if you request 20 statuses without retweets, and 1 of the statuses is a retweet, you will get 19 statuses back. Hope that helps explain what is going on, Matt On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 7:30 AM, timrnicholson <timrnichol...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm properly calling api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline with > include_rts as true and retweets are not being included. The only > stream that I can get to return retweets (because it doesn't even > require the include_rts parameter) is the home_timeline. > > For example, the following doesn't work: > http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline/RWW.xml?count=20&page=1&include_rts=true > > The worst part about this is not just that the include_rts parameter > doesn't work for including retweets, the returned timeline doesn't > even have 20 records in it when there are retweets. In other words, > the API is not only ignoring the include_rts parameter but its not > even returning the right number of requested records when it thinks > include_rts is false. > > This totally screws up my pagination methods because I'm getting less > than the expected number of records back, so my app thinks there's no > more timeline to be retrieved. I certainly don't want to just always > include a "next page" link when there really aren't any more records > left. > > Also, the count parameter is being ignored in all of this as well, but > I've latched on to another thread about that. > > On Aug 30, 12:50 pm, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com> > wrote: >> Hi Timmerk, >> >> Make sure you're using api.twitter.com as the host for all of your API >> requests. The proper API is not at twitter.com -- it's at api.twitter.com. >> Include_rts will not work against twitter.com (and one day you'll find all >> of your requests rejected.) >> >> Also, please note that proper API routes include a version component. The >> call you're making should >> be:http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=NuWa... >> >> Taylor >> >> >> >> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 10:43 AM, timmerk <timm...@gmail.com> wrote: >> > I'm having the same issue - you can see an example here: >> >> >http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=NuWaveGOV&... >> >> > As you can see, there are no retweets included in the JSON. >> >> > Thanks! >> >> > On Aug 25, 2:30 pm, Matt Harris <thematthar...@twitter.com> wrote: >> > > Hey Hen, >> >> > > Are you still finding retweets are not showing up for you? >> >> > > Matt >> >> > > On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 7:19 AM, henasraf <doku...@gmail.com> wrote: >> > > > Matt, >> > > > Any user I show in my app would not show retweets, even if they surely >> > > > exist. You can see for yourself athttp://wosaic.net/twitguin(still >> > > > early stages, don't mind it being a bit lame), see any user such as >> > > > myself athttp://wosaic.net/twitguin/user/henasraf;you may go >> > > > through pages and see that no retweets ever show; they should be color >> > > > coded in orange. You can compare tohttp://twitter.com/henasraftosee >> > > > retweets that should show. >> >> > > > Thanks, >> > > > Hen >> >> > > > On Aug 19, 11:34 pm, Matt Harris <thematthar...@twitter.com> wrote: >> > > >> Hey, >> >> > > >> Retweets should be included if they exist in the users timeline when >> > you >> > > >> request them. For example if you request 20 Tweets of the timeline and >> > one >> > > >> of those last 20 was a retweet - it will be included. If one of the >> > last 20 >> > > >> Tweets wasn't a retweet it won't be included, even if include_rts is >> > true. >> >> > > >> Does this explain what is happening in your app? >> > > >> If not could you give an example of a username which shows this >> > problem. >> >> > > >> Best, >> > > >> Matt >> >> > > >> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 1:24 PM, henasraf <doku...@gmail.com> wrote: >> > > >> > Hey all, I'm using user_timeline to fetch the timeline of a user in >> > my >> > > >> > app. Problem is, it doesn't include native Retweets, even though >> > I've >> > > >> > set include_rts to true. The docs clearly say it should work, but it >> > > >> > doesn't. What could be the problem? 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