Yes, what magic is this?

I'm confused. It takes username and password but then uses OAuth?

I wonder if they are injecting the username/password into the OAuth form on
the page.

Twitter should really randomize that page or require captcha or something.

Zac Bowling



On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Raffi,
>
> Have you tried it? There is no OAuth flow. I.e., the user types in his
> Twitter username and password. That's it.
>
> If it is indeed using OAuth, does that mean that the background
> requesting of tokens when you have the Twitter credentials is now
> available? Meaning, I can also now use it to convert all existing
> Twitter accounts to OAuth in one fell swoop?
>
> On Feb 3, 3:02 pm, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote:
> > seesmic look, i believe, is using oauth talking to api.twitter.com.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 8:09 PM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > Raffi,
> >
> > > What's going on here?
> >
> > > Your credibility is at stake here. You've been telling us in many
> > > posts that new apps must use OAuth to get a source attribution, and
> > > only old grandfathered apps have source attribution with Basic Auth.
> >
> > > On Feb 2, 11:18 pm, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > At first I thought they must have changed the old Seesmic source to
> > > > Seesmic Look.
> >
> > > > But no.
> >
> > > > Here's a recent tweet from Seesmic:
> > >http://twitter.com/CathyBrooks/status/8570217879
> >
> > > > And here's a recent one from Seesmic Look:
> > >http://twitter.com/adamse/status/8565271563
> >
> > > > Seesmic Look uses Basic Auth.
> >
> > > > Does anyone else spot Mt Everest on this level playing field of ours?
> >
> > > > On Feb 2, 10:41 pm, Pedro Junior <v.ju.ni.o...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > > > *Seesmic Look is old?
> > > > > *
> > > > > -
> > > > > Pedro Junior
> >
> > > > > 2010/2/2 Lukas Müller <webmas...@muellerlukas.de>
> >
> > > > > > Only old apps can do this. New apps cannot use it.
> >
> > --
> > Raffi Krikorian
> > Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/raffi
>

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