Taylor, help would be appreciated.

On Jan 22, 12:27 am, Niv <n...@tra.cx> wrote:
> Hi Taylor,
>
> When using Twitter search, the following query returns statuses with
> the words "ATT" and "Verizon", including statuses with 
> "AT&T".http://search.twitter.com/search?q=&ands=att+verizon
>
> This is the expected behavior as understood from the documentation -
> exact-matched ignoringpunctuation. Doesn't that mean punctuations are
> removed from the terms and then exact-matched, meaning "AT&T" would
> become "ATT" and then matched, or are you replacingpunctuationwith a
> whitespace, so it becomes "AT T"?
> Anyway, this is not the case with the Streaming API - tracking "att"
> does not return statuses with "AT&T" (wheres twitter search does).
>
> Using track for at,t will return all statuses with "at" or "t" in
> them, not as intended.
>
> Thanks,
> Niv
>
> On Jan 20, 7:49 pm, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>
> wrote:
>
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>
>
> > Hi Niv,
>
> > I don't believe this behavior has changed recently.
>
> > With the Search and Streaming APIs, the following should be true:
> > - "AT&T" should match "AT&T" - track=at%26t
> > - "AT" and "T" should match "AT&T" - track=at,t
> > - "ATT" should/will not match "AT&T" - track=att
>
> > Were you seeing different behavior than this recently?
>
> > Taylor
>
> > On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Niv <n...@tra.cx> wrote:
> > > Hello.
>
> > > Until recently, searching using the Search API and the Streaming track
> > > filter matched terms ignoringpunctuation.
>
> > > Searching for "att" used to match statuses containing "AT&T", "at t",
> > > "at.t", etc. Currently, searching for "AT&T Server" or "att server"
> > > return different results - specifically, searching for "att server"
> > > does not return results containing the terms "AT&T server".
>
> > > From the Streaming API documentation:
> > > > Terms are exact-matched, and also exact-matched ignoringpunctuation. ...
> > > Keywords containingpunctuationwill only exact match tokens and, other than
> > > keywords prefixed by # and @, will tend to never match.
>
> > > Thanks,
>
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