Tweet is not sent if message reach 140 characters long

Bug #672661 reported by Darlan Alves on 2010-11-08
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gwibber (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gwibber

Tweet is not sent if message reach 140 characters long exactly. The tweet seems to be sent, since the message field gone blank, but nothing happens.

Ubuntu 10.04 amd64, Gwibber 2.30.2-ubuntu3

Kamus (kamus) wrote :

I am almost sure that this issue is already reported, let me find it (by the way I am able to confirm this issue too)

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

gwibber logs say "Twitter failure - Status is over 140 characters."

Changed in gwibber:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Martin T. (mart-e) wrote :

This issue is also related to the fact that URL are automatically shortened by Twitter. For instance " Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Donec a diam lectus. Sed sit amet ipsum mauris. Maecenas cong" is considered as 140 char for Twitter but 165 for Gwibber.
It is kind of an obvious behaviour but maybe the solution would be to let somebody post a message once it is over 140 char...

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