On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 1:51 AM, artesea <ryancul...@gmail.com> wrote:

> However if the tweets will no longer be directly incremental, will
> this method still work or could the odd tweet disappear (I assume they
> would need to be posted at the same millisecond, but it could be
> possible)?

By my read of the Snowflake announcement, there's no guarantee of correct
numerical ordering for new-style IDs generated within a second of each
other. That still may not be a problem for you in practice, but be aware
that nobody's promising millisecond accuracy.


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