btw, yes, this is the same issue as the <Retweets and the Public
Timeline> thread, but that started back in mid-November and still
hasn't been resolved, hence this call.


2010/1/7 Alison W <>:
> I have a product which I need to update for the 'internal' RT feature
> (as opposed to sending with 'RT' on the front manually). As a security
> feature of the product I do not ask for nor require the user to give
> me authorisation for Twitter access in any way - I'm never doing an
> update and only retrieving public tweets, so to demand a key is
> unnecessary and a possible - if theoretical - security hole I feel.
> Using
> used to bring in everything, but now it doesn't.
> The only available option appears to be
> except that
> demands authentication for all users, even though they may be public
> on the web interface, etc.
> Why? And can the retweeted_by_me be removed from this requirement for
> non-hidden users please. That it isn't integrated into the main
> user_timeline I can live with.
> Alison Wheeler

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