Correction, Ed: Rate limiting is considered on an IP + user basis only at this time, while authenticated, not by client + user. Hold-over from the old world.
Taylor On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Taylor Singletary < taylorsinglet...@twitter.com> wrote: > Hi Ed, > > Some quick answers to a few specific points below: > > That brings up an interesting question. Suppose I'm using a web-based >> service like HootSuite that *isn't* using Site Streams (at least, I think >> they aren't using Site Streams). They're then getting 350 API calls per hour >> via oAuth in the "znmeb" account from their IP address. Now I log on to >> Twitter using the standard web app from my workstation. Do I get another 350 >> calls per hour because I have my own IP address, or are all IP addresses >> authenticated as "znmeb" sharing that 350? >> > > With authentication, whitelisting works at the junction of a user and an > application. @znmeb using Twitter for iPhone has 350 requests per hour. > @znmeb using YoruFukurou has 350 requests per hour. Using one user request > in Twitter for iPhone does not effect the user quota for YoruFukurou. > > >> A related question - how far away from production is Site Streams, and is >> there a plan to "encourage" services like HootSuite to migrate to Site >> Streams? It seems like it would be a big win for them (and all the other >> web-based Twitter platforms). > > > Site Streams is nearing availability for general use -- there are a few > more t's to cross and i's to dot. In fact, HootSuite is currently a Site > Streams beta consumer. > > Taylor > -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk