Hi there, We'll look into this issue; I'm unsure if the non-linkifying of URLs ending with a dash was intentional or not, but likely was not. To answer your latter question, tweet entities cannot be written to/suggested at time of tweet creation unfortunately.
Thanks, Taylor @episod <http://twitter.com/episod> - Taylor Singletary - Twitter Developer Advocate On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 8:08 AM, roliver <roliv...@gmail.com> wrote: > I work for AWeber Communications in Huntingdon Valley PA. We provide > email marketing solutions for small to medium sized businesses and > have 100,000+ active customers. We utilize the Twitter API to allow a > customer to automatically post status updates to their twitter account > when they send out a mailing. The urls in the status updates sometimes > end with a hyphen. Up until recently, these have been auto-linked > correctly by twitter. Recently this changed, and the hyphens at the > end of the link are not included in the links I post to the API. For > example, http://aweber.com/b/os7- would have linked correctly before, > but now links to http://aweber.com/b/os7 instead. Is this a bug or a > permanent change at Twitter? > > Is there a way to explicitly define the links that get picked up, > display_url maybe? I see that complete urls and start / end points > are included in the entities: urls section of a tweet, but it is not > clear if I am able to _submit_ the entities section for my own > posts. > > Any help is appreciated. > > -- > 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 > -- 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