> > > Wrong. _Basic Authentication will obviously ALWAYS be an option for
> > > desktop clients, regardless of whether or not it is via API.
> >
> > Explain to me where it's obvious that basic auth will ALWAYS be an option
> > for desktop clients. Furthermore, please explain to me what voodoo you
> > employed while reading those statements to come to your conclusion.
> You clearly do not understand the basics of HTTP.  Do you think that
> Twitter is going to somehow deny Firefox, IE, and other desktop
> clients from connecting to Twitter with a simple username and password
> only?

In fairness, you can still disallow Basic Auth and allow other forms of
password-based authentication. Twitter requiring a password does not
necessarily mandate that Basic Auth be the method of presenting said
authentication credentials.

This coming from someone who likes Chad's idea rather than a pure OAuth

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