On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 8:16 AM, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 20:54, Harshad RJ <harshad...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 8:17 AM, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Your application should already have good handling logic built in for
>>> users deleting their accounts or changing their usernames. This seems like
>>> adding just another point of failure to the system.
>> The handling logic will invariably involve a poll. The OP's solution
>> sounds more efficient.
> Why would it need a poll? You wait until you have to make a call and if it
> is refused you know authorization has be revoked.
You are right. I didn't articulate properly and I hadn't understood your
statement the first time I read it.
Restating, the OP's solution of a callback is efficient for applications
that need to know a-priori whether they are authorized by the user.