While I haven't used the Sign-In-With-Twitter, I would assume it still
uses the same OAuth system, which allows either read-only or read/
write access. I could be wrong though.
On Oct 8, 2009, at 6:20 AM, Andrew Badera <and...@badera.us> wrote:
> Sign-in with Twitter with Read access only?
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> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 5:43 AM, Bjoern <bjoer...@googlemail.com>
>> just wondering if I read this right: while OAuth provides a way to
>> give a 3rd party access to an account without the password, it does
>> not provide a way to simply establish the identity of a Twitter user,
>> without giving away the rights?
>> The only reason I would need access to the account is to make a post
>> in the name of the user. But that could easily be solved with a
>> "twitter this"-link instead. So I think it is a bit of a pity that I
>> can not just authenticate somebody without asking them to give me
>> power over their account.