If the only thing you want to do is follow the tweets of some users, your best option is the filter stream.
Tom On 11/16/10 11:04 PM, Neil Sheth wrote: > Yes - but it looks like the site_streams API (in beta) does the same > thing, unless I'm missing something. Just wondering whether we need to > ignore Brian's email which was sent a few months back and go for the > newer thing. > > On 16 November 2010 21:53, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu > <mailto:i...@tvdw.eu>> wrote: > > The Streaming API to which Brian referred is: > <http://dev.twitter.com/doc/post/statuses/filter> > > Tom > > > On 11/16/10 10:32 PM, Neil wrote: > > We have previously raised a request to obtain twitter whitelisting but > > have been told by Twitter (Brian) that we have built the wrong > > solution. Our developers are struggling to understand which solution > > they need to build for our site www.mystweet.com > <http://www.mystweet.com> in order to get > > whitelisted. They have stated that they are unsure which one to > > choose: > > > > 1) http://dev.twitter.com/pages/site_streams - twitter recommend > > this for the kind of solution which we want to implement, but this is > > still in beta > > > > 2) http://dev.twitter.com/pages/user_streams_suggestions - but this > > is not what they would allow for our case. > > > > Can you please advise what solution needs to be built? We're hoping > > to correct this before they go on their holidays > > > > Thanks > > > > > > PREVIOUS EMAIL FROM BRIAN > > > > Hi Jessel, > > Sorry about this! There is currently an issue that removes the > > "rejection reason" from some whitelist emails. Your requests have > > rejected because we encourage you to use our Streaming API instead to > > accomplish your purposes. As described > onhttp://dev.twitter.com/pages/streaming_api_methods > <http://dev.twitter.com/pages/streaming_api_methods> > > , you may use the statuses/filter method with the follow parameter to > > receive a real-time stream of tweets from all the users you're > > interested in. I apologize for any inconvenience this causes to your > > project. > > > > Thanks for your understanding, > > Brian > > > > -- > 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 -- 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