Yes, that is the difference.
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 2:44 AM, hansamann<sven.hai...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> thanx, good to know.
> I am also wondering about one thing:
> - if a user has authorized himself (using the authorize URL, not
> authenticate... will try that out later) and does the same process
> again, e.g. get's redirected to the authorize URL again, but with a
> new request token of course, he is AGAIN asked to sign in. I am not
> sure why, twitter could in this case just know that the user is signed
> in already. Also looking into the cookies, there is a twitter session
> It could be the default is just to show the login screen again...
> Or... is this the little difference between the authentication /
> authorization call. In this case authorization will always ask the
> user to sign in, and grant access to my app, but not keep the signed
> in user for the next call (which will not happen many times of course,
> most people just authorize once per session or even less).
> Instead, the authentication process truely detects a already present
> twitter session and will NOT ask the user to sign in even if he should
> be signed in already.
> Is that correct?
> On Jul 21, 11:26 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Last I heard it changes nothing currently. There might be some
>> features restricted to it in the future like using the faster
>> oauth/authenticate method.
>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 01:03, hansamann <sven.hai...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I am using twitter OAuth which works just fine, but I am not sure what
>> > exactly this means on the oauth signup page:
>> > Use Twitter for login: Yes, use Twitter for login
>> > Does your application intend to use Twitter for authentication?
>> > What happens if I check this box? Will there be something different or
>> > is this just an internal tracking for Twitter so they know what people
>> > intend to do?
>> > Cheers
>> > Sven
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