They where grandfathered in. Any applications prior to OAuth are still
allowed to set the source
via basic auth until June when basic auth is planned to be shutdown. All new
applications may only
set the source parameter via OAuth.

On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 9:04 AM, Feras Allaou <> wrote:

> Dear Sirs,
> I was trying to do oAuth to use Twitter API but I was surprised that
> TwitPic doesn't use this Authentication method ! so How could TwitPic
> publish it's name when it updates the status ?
> I mean if  I use simple Auth method the message will be sent using API
> which means Twitter API.
> but When I was OAuth the sending method will be my Twitter Client ,
> right ?
> So how does TwitPic sending method is TwitPic & they don't use Oauth ?
> Regards,
> Feras Allaou

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