Here is a closed feature request from forever ago to return the status_id of all statuses for a user. Maybe Twitter wil reconsider the request.
http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=379 Abraham ------------- Abraham Williams | Hacker Advocate | http://abrah.am @abraham | http://projects.abrah.am | http://blog.abrah.am This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private. On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 11:32, linuslive <michael.c....@gmail.com> wrote: > Hmmm...but there is no way to know the ids of the tweets without > having a list of all of the tweets, which would kind of defeat the > purpose of the limit. > > Oh well... > > On Sep 30, 12:39 pm, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote: > > Only the 3200 most recent ones, unless you know the IDs of the tweets. > > > > Tom > > > > On 9/30/10 5:09 PM, linuslive wrote: > > > > > > > > > Good morning all! > > > > > Before the OAuth change, I wrote a twitter archiver that would grab my > > > tweets and dump them into a database. Back then I only had about 1K > > > tweets so I was able to grab all my tweets without hitting the limit. > > > And of course since then, I don't post more than 20 tweets a day. > > > > > But today, I was curious to see if I could use the new OAuth to > > > retrieve my timeline, starting from my first tweet. I can't seem to > > > get it. > > > > > Here are my parameters: > > >http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=linu. > .. > > > > > When I do this, it only gives me the top 200 tweets. It doesn't start > > > from the beginning and give me my 200 oldest tweets, as I would > > > expect. > > > > > I've tried various since_id's, even retrieving my first tweet: > > >http://twitter.com/linuslive/statuses/872090728 > > > > > Which equals > > >http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=linu. > .. > > > > > And I get the same response. > > > > > According to twitter, I have 3682 tweets, just over the 3200 limit > > > according tohttp://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/statuses/user_timeline. > > > The confusing thing is that the documentation does not make it clear > > > that it's 3200 of the most recent tweets, or just 3200 per session. > > > > > Could I get a clarification on this? > > > > > Thanks!- Hide quoted text - > > > > - Show quoted text - > > -- > 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 > -- 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