Hi Yusuke,

users/lookup supports POST for historical reasons so support hasn't been
removed. friendships/lookup is more recent and it was decided that the
correct HTTP request for this is a GET.

Hope that helps,
@themattharris
Developer Advocate, Twitter
http://twitter.com/themattharris


On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 7:52 AM, Yusuke Yamamoto <yus...@mac.com> wrote:

> If it's done by design, it's okay.
> I just think it's not consistent with users/lookup method which accepts
> POST method.
> http://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/users/lookup
>
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> On Jan 1, 2011, at 00:45 , Tom van der Woerdt wrote:
>
> > Since you're actually GETting information and not POSTing information,
> yes, you should use GET.
> >
> > Tom
> >
> >
> > On 12/31/10 4:35 PM, Yusuke Yamamoto wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> /1/friendships/lookup.json returns "This method requires a GET." with
> POST method as follows:
> >> ---------
> >>
> {"request":"\/1\/friendships\/lookup.json?screen_name=barakobama,twit4j2,twit4jprotected","error":"This
> method requires a GET."}
> >> ---------
> >>
> >> Is it done by design?
> >> The method accepts up to 100 screen names and it would be nice to accept
> POST method as same as /1/users/lookup.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
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