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Exclamation in status update causes Twitter OAuth to fail #449

jkeys089 opened this Issue · 3 comments

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Posting to twitter works fine until you use any of these characters: !()
(looks like a common problem:

When I post something to Twitter with an exclamation mark I get the following error:
status_code=401, body=[message=Could not authenticate you, code=32]

Looks like is not escaping some chars that Twitter wants escaped.


As a workaround you can use the FormData version of form (instead of passing params via a form object).


Actually passing the status in the uri worked fine too. See #578 for the gist.


Is this still an issue?

This is so old I'm closing, if it is actually still an issue just let me know and I'll re-open.

@mikeal mikeal closed this
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