Yes, Twitter Search has better support non-space separated languages.

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


On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 8:18 PM, Zhe Chen <chenzhe....@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks.
>
> How about the Twitter Search API? Does it work with those nonspace
> characters?
>
> On Jan 31, 5:01 pm, Matt Harris <thematthar...@twitter.com> wrote:
> > Hi Zhe,
> >
> > At present the Streaming API is unable to match filter keywords for
> > languages who do not separate words or phrases with spaces.
> > This is because we currently tokenize (split) Tweets around spaces and
> then
> > match the filter keywords you pass to those words.
> >
> > I hope that answers your question,
> > @themattharris
> > Developer Advocate, Twitterhttp://twitter.com/themattharris
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Zhe Chen <chenzhe....@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > Are you using search API or stream API?
> >
> > > On their stream API document says "Non-space separated languages, such
> > > as CJK and Arabic, are currently unsupported as tokenization occurs on
> > > whitespace." What does this mean?
> >
> > > Thanks
> >
> > > On Jan 27, 1:26 am, Reivax <xavier.yo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Hi Zhe Chen
> >
> > > > Here at Yoono we do have a lot of Chinese users and we use the
> Twitter
> > > > API with no issue at all.
> > > > Just make sure you are using UTF-8 encoding, especially when
> computing
> > > > OAuth signatures
> >
> > > > On 26 jan, 23:59, Zhe Chen <chenzhe....@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > > > Does twitter stream API support Chinese character?
> >
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