Thanks Tom, I have access to the source code of the parser, will
investigate.

On Dec 8, 11:00 am, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> 1. Please, when you think that the API is wrong, attach the JSON (or
> XML) part and not the output from your application.
>
> 2. I assume that you are using a language that can't handle large
> numbers properly. I've just checked, and I'm still getting proper IDs
> back. There's an id field and an id_str field. If your language doesn't
> handle large numbers properly, you should use id_str instead of id.
>
> Example :
>         id = 12413709859164160
>         id_str = "12413709859164160"
>
> id will be parsed as a number, id_str as a string.
>
> Just to clarify: This is *not* an API bug, it's a bug in your parser.
>
> Tom
>
> On 12/8/10 4:49 PM, Marc Provost wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> > Hi everyone,
>
> > I have a problem that puzzles me: I get ids back from twitter which
> > are in an alphanumeric/hex format, for instance take a look at the
> > tweet packet at the bottom of this message.  The id 31fe39275142e6fe
> > is completely different from the format I'm used to, e.g.
> > 11897582800343040.
>
> > This gives me headaches for two reasons:
>
> > 1) The ids are not sortable anymore
> > 2)  Ids such as '31fe39275142e6fe' will not work as the "max_id"
> > parameter of a home_timeline call.
>
> > Any ideas of what might be going on? I'm I missing something obvious?
>
> > Thanks so much!
> > Marc
>
> >   {
> >          attributes = "";
> >          "bounding_box" = "\n      ";
> >          contributors = "";
> >          coordinates = "";
> >          country = Belgium;
> >          "created_at" = "Mon Dec 06 21:39:41 +0000 2010";
> >          favorited = false;
> >          "full_name" = "Dilbeek, Halle-Vilvoorde";
> >          geo = "";
> >          "georss:polygon" = "50.8125583 4.1661175 50.8125583 4.2897208
> > 50.8904907 4.2897208 50.8904907 4.1661175";
> >          id = 31fe39275142e6fe;
> >          "in_reply_to_screen_name" = "";
> >          "in_reply_to_status_id" = "";
> >          "in_reply_to_user_id" = "";
> >          name = Dilbeek;
> >          place = "\n    ";
> >          "place_type" = city;
> >          "retweet_count" = "";
> >          retweeted = false;
> >          source = web;
> >          "source_api_request_type" = 1;
> >          text = "In other news, heading down to Paris tomorrow AM for
> > @LeWeb 2010. I expect to come back exhausted, but looking forward to
> > seeing friends.";
> >          truncated = 0;
> >          url = "http://api.twitter.com/1/geo/id/31fe39275142e6fe.json";;
> >          user =         {
> >              "contributors_enabled" = false;
> >              "created_at" = "Wed Jan 10 13:29:18 +0000 2007";
> >              description = "I blog for TechCrunch (now AOL), organize
> > events (Plugg, OpenCoffeeClub Brussels) and do too much other stuff,
> > too. Love the web and startups. Hate sprouts.";
> >              "favourites_count" = 17;
> >              "follow_request_sent" = false;
> >              "followers_count" = 12296;
> >              following = 1;
> >              "friends_count" = 3848;
> >              "geo_enabled" = true;
> >              id = 621713;
> >              lang = en;
> >              "listed_count" = 815;
> >              location = Belgium;
> >              name = "Robin Wauters";
> >              notifications = false;
> >              "profile_background_color" = 0099B9;
> >              "profile_background_image_url" = "http://s.twimg.com/a/
> > 1290471375/images/themes/theme4/bg.gif";
> >              "profile_background_tile" = false;
> >              "profile_image_url" = "http://a2.twimg.com/profile_images/
> > 598607242/Robin_Wauters_pic_normal.jpg";
> >              "profile_link_color" = 0099B9;
> >              "profile_sidebar_border_color" = 5ED4DC;
> >              "profile_sidebar_fill_color" = 95E8EC;
> >              "profile_text_color" = 3C3940;
> >              "profile_use_background_image" = false;
> >              protected = 0;
> >              "screen_name" = robinwauters;
> >              "show_all_inline_media" = false;
> >              "statuses_count" = 19845;
> >              "time_zone" = Brussels;
> >              url = "http://robinwauters.com";;
> >              "utc_offset" = 3600;
> >              verified = false;
> >          };

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