I'm thinking about storing the access token in the phone so the user won't
have to go
through all the auth process everytime the program is opened.

I hope i won't find any new "surprises" by doing this.



2009/8/18 Otávio Ribeiro <otavio.ribe...@gmail.com>

> no.. just the same problem.
>
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 3:09 PM, AArruda <arrud...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> I've been developing a Java/MIDP Twitter client for the past two
>> months, and i still need a couple more months to publish a beta
>> version. A few days ago i found out that the update source (app name)
>> is no longer customizable unless the client uses OAuth for
>> authentication, which means that any update sent through my client is
>> shown as "from API" instead of my app's name.
>>
>> I understand that OAuth is important for many security reasons, but it
>> still has important issues with mobile applications, forcing the user
>> to open a page through a mobile device, writing down the PIN,
>> switching back to the app and logging in again is just hell. Not to
>> mention the smartphones that don't support programs running in the
>> background.
>>
>> The current API's methods shouldn't be restricted to OAuth unless
>> these issues are solved first. We, developers and mobile users, would
>> be thankful.
>>
>> Is anyone using any other solution for OAuth and mobile devices, if
>> there is any?
>>
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