> > 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?
> Since when do Firefox and IE use the API to communicate with Twitter?  Last
> time I checked, they don't...but maybe I am just missing something.

My point is that desktop apps can perform Twitter actions without
going through the API.

Any "crackdown" on particular behaviors of Web-based Twitter apps will
likely see that behavior shift to desktop apps, as they are
exceedingly difficult, if not impossible, to centrally restrict.

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