As Tatham said, each access token gives you up to 350 GET Request per hours. Make some requests (signing them with different access tokens) and look at the "X-RateLimit-Remaining" header.
Arnaud / @rno On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 6:29 PM, Tatham Oddie <tat...@oddie.com.au> wrote: > If you use their OAuth token for each request, then aren't you counting > against their usage limit? > > You could have 5000 users sign up in an hour. You perform 5000 API calls > using 5000 different OAuth tokens. Each API call is one count against each > token. Each user now has one less API call left that hour. > > That's how I understand it ... > > > -- > Tatham Oddie > If you're printing this email, you're doing it wrong. This is a computer, > not a typewriter. > > > -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com [mailto: > firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of fifi > Sent: Tuesday, 29 March 2011 9:42 AM > To: Twitter Development Talk > Subject: [twitter-dev] getting historical data for more than 150 / 300 > users > > How can an app get the historical twitter stream for more than 150 / > 300 users in an hour? Those users are all signing up to our service and > giving us their Oauth tokens. If more than 150 / 300 sign up in an hour, we > can't get their historical data using the REST API because of Twitter's > limits. Twitter's streaming API will let us get tweets for that user going > forward in time, but won't allow us to see the tweets that are already in > their stream. > Is there any solution for this use case? We want to offer a service that > parses user's twitter streams for statistical data, but if we can't go back > and get their historical record, they'll have nothing when they first log in > to the site. > > -- > Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/docAPI > 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 > -- 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