Every image you load using this method counts as 1 API request. So, yes, that's bad.
Tom On 9/30/10 11:48 AM, Jayawi Perera wrote: > Hi all, > > I have a page in which there is a listing of past tweets. In this > page, I want to display the author's profile image next to the tweet. > I've come across the following: > http://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/users/profile_image/:screen_name > > My question is, is it wrong to use this as the src within an img tag? > I raise the above question because of the following mentioned on that > page: > "This method should only be used by application developers to lookup > or check the profile image URL for a user. This method must not be > used as the image source URL presented to users of your application." > > Thank you for your help. > > Cheers, > Jayawi~ > -- 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