And that fixed it - the encoding that was happening when I built the
signature basestring was off from what was getting sent through the
browser...

On Jan 7, 1:43 pm, Andy <abowl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ah - that's probably it.  I did not think about the signature getting
> out of whack with the form.
> Thanks.
> Andy
>
> On Jan 7, 12:41 pm, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>
> wrote:
>
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>
> > For best results, normalize your space separation characters to "%20"
> > instead of "+". Your POST body should contain something like
> > "tweet%20from%20the%20api" and your OAuth signature basestring would encode
> > this portion as "tweet%2520from%2520the%2520api".
>
> > Some libraries get a little confused with the plus character.
>
> > Taylor
>
> > On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 9:33 AM, Andy <abowl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I am using OAuth to authenticate and then sending in a status update -
> > > which works beautifully if there are no spaces in the status string.
> > > As soon as I add one in, I run into a 401 - invalid signature error.
> > > Any advice?
>
> > > Posting to:http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/update.json
>
> > > Here are the Headers (everything's stripped from the authorization):
> > > ==============Authorization==============
> > > OAuth oauth_signature="[my oauth sig]", oauth_token="[my oauth
> > > token]", oauth_consumer_key="[consumer key]", oauth_nonce="[nonce]",
> > > oauth_signature_method="HMAC-SHA1", oauth_timestamp="1294421252",
> > > oauth_version="1.0"
> > > ==============Content-Length==============
> > > 25
> > > ==============Content-Type==============
> > > application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8
> > > ==============User-Agent==============
> > > oAuthRequestAgent
>
> > > Then the page is:
> > > ==============method==============
> > > post
> > > ==============protocol==============
> > > HTTP/1.1
> > > ==============content==============
> > > status=tweet+from+the+api
>
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