[erlang-questions] Twoorl: an open source Twitter clone

Kevin Scaldeferri <>
Wed Jun 4 19:22:42 CEST 2008


On Jun 4, 2008, at 9:46 AM, Per Melin wrote:

> 2008/6/4 Steve Davis <>:
>> All in all, the fundamental application scope of Twitter simply
>> *screams* Message Queue at me.
>
> Doesn't a message queue imply that each message is, at some point,
> delivered and then removed from the queue?
>
> In that case: Delivered where?
>
> The two main interfaces to Twitter, their website and their HTTP API,
> both just fetch and show the N last messages received.

Most people seem to get tweets via IM or SMS, I thought.


-k



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