Yes, that is the one I mean.

Well I am on the developer website because I found it through Google.
And while I certainly know my way around HTML and CSS, any kind of
programming is beyond the scope of my brain, so no I could not make my
own widget without a lot of help.

My widget didnt stop working, I just find it baffling that Twitter
would remove access to a text/css widget on their website (and by
access I mean remove all internal links and mention of it), and
instead provide only bloated, impossible to truly customize flash
widgets, especially given the minimalist nature of the Twitter

On Oct 17, 11:24 pm, Scott Haneda <> wrote:
> Not sure I understand, you mean like this 
> one:
> Either way, text only widget, you being on a developer mailing list, I  
> am sure in all honestly, a few lines, maybe 10 lines or so, and you  
> could have a widget to your liking.
> Whatever old widget your refer to, has to be in use by others, they  
> could not just take it away, as that would break everyones sites who  
> included it in their website.
> I suspect they may have moved it elsewhere, but I am certain the old  
> widget still works.  There are also 10's of websites that have twitter  
> widgets, from simple to complex.
> Did your widgets stop working?  If not, just copy the source from  
> those and keep using them, they will continue to work.
> --
> Scott * If you contact me off list replace talklists@ with scott@ *
> On Oct 17, 2009, at 10:13 PM, Jonathan Timar wrote:
> > I am referring to the text only version of 
> > this:
> > ,
> > which is oddly still present on the Twitter website (I found it after
> > some in depth Googling) but no longer linked to or referenced in any
> > way, in favour of this page: features
> > some far less useful and customizable widgets.
> > What is the reasoning behind this? Does Twitter really think that
> > there is no demand for a simply, fully CSS styleable widget?

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