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 <feras.all...@gmail.com> 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 >