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.


-- 
Harshad RJ
http://hrj.wikidot.com

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