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
>     >
> 
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