Yes, my program is making hundreds of connections to *Site* Stream and
receiving updates for tens of thousands of users.

-- @N


On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> Your programs? Are you sure you don't mean User Streams?
>
> Tom
>
>
> On 10/20/10 8:53 PM, Naoki Hiroshima wrote:
>> Ok, maybe it's trivial in terms of the size of data sent from the
>> server. But it seems taking a long time to receive all of those lists,
>> and be ready to get status updates.
>> If allowed, I'd like my programs to receive status updates as soon as
>> they get connected.
>>
>> -- @N
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 9:20 AM, John Kalucki <j...@twitter.com> wrote:
>>> This amount of data is trivial compared to the total amount of data sent
>>> over Site Streams. The friends list per user is roughly the size of a tweet
>>> or two. We have to weigh the cost of maintaining the feature vs. the
>>> bandwidth and CPU savings. Unless the savings is significant, generally the
>>> optimal solution is to let the client discard unneeded data.
>>> -John
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 5:16 PM, N <n...@h7a.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi there,
>>>>
>>>> I've been playing with Site Stream for a bit, and I have a request.
>>>>
>>>> When a client connects to the server, it returns a series of the
>>>> friend list for each users. Can you make this optional? Receiving a
>>>> lot of friends data for thousands of users is a quite bit of trafic
>>>> and wasteful unless it's really needed. I'd be very happy if I
>>>> wouldn't have to receive it when I don't need.
>>>>
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