The parser you're using can't handle the 'snowflake' generated IDs, the numbers are too huge for it.
Use id_str instead. On 2 Jun 2011, at 13:47, gavinb wrote: > Hi all > > Was hoping to get a little help with a quick questions, if possible? > > I currently use statuses/home_timeline.xml to get the recent timeline > (including retweets) of the signed in user, but I have a slight issue > in that it returns tweet id's such as id = 3a1d856bf1925a2e; if the > poster is using geo tagging. With these types of ID's i cant > retweet. How can i get twitter api to return the normal format id's > such as id = 76174785381535744; > > any help appreciated > > Gavin > -- Scott Wilcox @dordotky | sc...@dor.ky | http://dor.ky +44 (0) 7538 842418 | +1 (646) 827-0580 -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: https://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: https://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: https://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/twitter-development-talk