Hi Stu, If you need to use the search API for this, you'll need to tolerate the greedy-matching on the profile location field, by discarding the results uninteresting for your purposes (those tweets with no explicit geotagging).
Taylor On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 9:15 AM, Stu <stuart.batter...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Augusto, > Thanks for your reply. The problem with the Streaming API is that I'd > have to have set some database app listening to the stream for the > past few years to be able to get all the data (especially for remote > locations). I also don't know where my users are going to be, so I > don't have the ability to set any bounding boxes... > > I need something that I can search back in time, rather than set > listening.. without knowing in advance where the users will be. Hence > the need for the search API... > > S. > > On Mar 21, 4:05 pm, Augusto Santos <augu...@gemeos.org> wrote: > > Streaming API will give what you need through locations method. > http://dev.twitter.com/pages/streaming_api_methods#locations > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Stu <stuart.batter...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > Hi, > > > I have a pre-question before my question. With the search API's > > > geocode based search, if it falls back on the user's profile > > > information does it use GPS positions in their profile or some > > > location such as 'London'. The problem is that I need much greater > > > precision than that. > > > > > Thus, if I perform this search: > > > > >http://search.twitter.com/search.json?geocode=51.53,-0.14,1mi > > > > > Am I able to get results back that only contain lat/long values of the > > > tweet? The json returned here has basically no values for 'geo'. > > > > > Thanks > > > S. > > > > > -- > > > 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 > > > > -- > > 氣 > > -- > 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