IBM developerWorks : Blogs : Patrick Mueller : On Twitter and ETags
The performance of Twitter as of late has been abysmal. I’m getting tired of seeing tweets like “Wondering what happened to my last 5 tweets” and “2/3 of the updates from Twitterrific never post for me. Is this normal?”. I’m especially tired of seeing that darned cat!
Pssst! I don’t think the cat is actually helping! Maybe you should get him away from your servers.
Here’s a fun question to ask: do you support ETags?