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Offline ThugTopic starter

Twitter private messages
« on: 16 02 2020, 12:32:48 »
Does Miranda support private messages in Twitter? I can chat on the website, but I can't send and receive messages in miranda even after adding a contact manually.
 

Offline dartraiden

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #1 on: 16 02 2020, 15:32:32 »
Try to enable "twits as messages" option.
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Offline ThugTopic starter

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #2 on: 16 02 2020, 21:16:03 »
dartraiden, It doesn't help. Tweets work, but private messages don't. Are they supposed to work? Does anybody use twitter as a regular messenger?
 

Offline Vulpix

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #3 on: 16 02 2020, 23:33:00 »
I remember I once installed the twitter plugin for this same purpose - I had a person whom I used the private chat with. To my disappointment, the twitter plugin did not support private messages back then (I didn't even consider the possibility of that when I installed it so I was quite surprised).

Unless it has been coded in in the past year, I think private messages are not supported.
 
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Offline dartraiden

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Offline ThugTopic starter

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #5 on: 17 02 2020, 07:25:12 »
Vulpix, I was surprised too, because this is what you expect from Miranda in the first place :) I guess Twitter is just not so popular as a messenger. Actually I don't need it so much either, just wanted to test something.

dartraiden, Thanks. They are actually called "Direct messages" in english. They are described here (or here in russian). In fact it is just an instant messenger. The API is open.
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Offline ThugTopic starter

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #7 on: 19 02 2020, 13:52:13 »
Yep, Miranda is now receiving incoming messages, but only on logging on (not in realtime), and every time it receives all messages from the latest to the earliest (i.e in reverse order). Sending doesn't work. Guess it's too early to report bugs. But I can see what I needed now, thanks ghazan :)
 

Offline dartraiden

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #8 on: 19 02 2020, 13:54:24 »
According to your VI - you have build #22576
Sending was implemented in 22577
You can build latest commit by yourself or just wait...
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Offline ThugTopic starter

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #9 on: 19 02 2020, 14:01:22 »
dartraiden, Nice :) It's just not available through update yet
 

Offline ThugTopic starter

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #10 on: 21 02 2020, 21:55:32 »
Sending works fine now, but incoming messages still don't come immediately. They come in a bunch on log on, and then the same messages continue to come in a bunch every several minutes.
 

Offline dartraiden

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #11 on: 22 02 2020, 13:00:08 »
but incoming messages still don't come immediately
Just as planned - one poll every minute.

same messages continue to come
Message duplication fixed at February 20
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Offline ThugTopic starter

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #12 on: 22 02 2020, 16:22:34 »
dartraiden, I'd been receiving duplicate messages even after 20 feb update, but now it's ok, strange. Why are they not instant like outcoming messages anyway?
 

Offline dartraiden

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #13 on: 22 02 2020, 16:31:58 »
translated from Russian

George Hazan, [02.22.20 19:30] Because there is no permanent connection

George Hazan, [02.22.20 19:30] And for reading the story requests there is a limit of one request per minute
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Offline ThugTopic starter

Re: Twitter private messages
« Reply #14 on: 22 02 2020, 16:59:57 »
dartraiden, the delay is not one minute. It's like 15 minutes. And the messages come in reverse order.
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