Hi Tia,

The Search API is case insensitive so the query will be applied in the same
way.

Best,
@themattharris
Developer Advocate, Twitter
http://twitter.com/themattharris


On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 6:11 PM, ds2k <geremy.co...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm using the search API in Ruby to grab all mentions of a given user:
>
> Twitter::Search.new.to(account.screen_name).per_page(100)
>
> If his screen name is Foo (capital 'F'), but people post status
> mentions to him as:
>
> "@foo this is my tweet"
>
> Will this affect the number of results I get back from the API?
>
> Twitter::Search.new.to(account.screen_name).per_page(100)
> and
> Twitter::Search.new.to(account.screen_name.downcase).per_page(100)
>
> give me identical results from the client-side, but not sure if
> something else may be going on at the server-side.
>
> tia
>
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