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Rather than "http://api.twitter.com/account/rate_limit_status.json" use "http://api.twitter.com/account/1/rate_limit_status.json" On 12 Apr 2011, at 16:06, impeto wrote: > :) Ok, "authenticated" means what it means in the context of the API > calls. I am a developer, I make the difference. Perhaps I wasn't too > clear: first I used cURL to call "http://api.twitter.com/account/ > rate_limit_status.json" anonymously, no oauth tokens, nothing, and I > got 150. Then I used a CodeIgniter Twitter library from here > https://github.com/elliothaughin/codeigniter-twitter to authenticate > and make the call to "account/verify_credentials" and to "account/ > rate_limit_status". I got my account info ok, which means that the > request was authenticated, but the rate limit was still 150 but with > less remaining request (2 to be exact). > > There is no question about whether or not I am authenticated, because > I call other API resources that require authentication and I always > get the data with a 200 http status header, but the maximum hourly > requests stay at 150 and the remaining requests go down after each > call. I'm guessing that it may not stop at 150 on authenticated > requests but I'd hate to have to sit here and click through my app 150 > times to find out. > > Alin > > PS Why would you think I was talking about signing in on twitter.com > when I was talking about verifying credential? > > On Apr 11, 10:11 pm, Arnaud Meunier <arn...@twitter.com> wrote: >> Hey Alin, >> >> What do you mean by "*I authenticated, verified the credentials and ** >> queried*"? In this context (API call) authenticating means signing your >> request using OAuth. Signing-in with your account on twitter.com is a >> completely different thing and has no effect on your API requests. >> >> Arnaud / @rno <http://twitter.com/rno> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 12:48 PM, impeto <impet...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> Hey guys, >> >>> maybe this question has been asked before, but I just joined the >>> group. I just ran into a little problem that threw me off. I'm >>> developing a website that uses the REST API extensively. The >>> documentation says that anonymous requests get limited to 150 requests/ >>> hour/IP and authenticated requests get limited to 350 requests/hour/ >>> user. I did the anonymous request to "account/rate_limit_status" and I >>> got 150; and then I authenticated, verified the credentials and >>> queried "account/rate_limit_status" again. Got the same result. Why is >>> that? When you are authenticated, aren't you supposed to get 350 back >>> from "account/rate_limit_status"? >> >>> Thanks in advance. >> >>> Alin >> >>> -- >>> 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 -- 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