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
> 

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