To answer your question: I have no idea who's using up your rate limit. However, I would recommend using OAuth to "sign" each request. This will get your application 350 (I think) API calls per hour, and that's not an IP-based limit.
Tom On 9/12/10 10:37 AM, crystalchris wrote: > I constantly get the exceeding limit message when calling twitter api > even though I only make 2 calls in an hour. So I use rate_limit_status > to find out what happened. I found out that right after the reset > time, I would have about 68 hits remains. Fifteen minutes after that > all 150 hits will be used up. That leaves me only 15 minutes in an > hour to call the api before reaching the limit. > > I thought that's probably I am on a shared hosting plan. If I get my > own dedicated IP, the problem will go away. So I change my ip from 7X. > 126.92.192 to 7X.126.92.194. The problem remains!! Does the limit > apply to the whole network? Someone help me! > -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk?hl=en