Actually, this whole Chinese user issue affects web apps as well.
Because, with OAuth, any Chinese user (or any user whose company
blocks cannot use the web app or add the Twitter account
to a web app that uses OAuth.

So, web apps should have the option of offering their users the xauth

On Feb 16, 3:24 pm, Dewald Pretorius <> wrote:
> > oauth.   the caveat is that i stated that xauth will not be allowed for "web
> > applications", but i can think of a few creative ways around that.
> Raffi,
> I assume that would be as a general rule for day-to-day operations of
> web apps.
> But, for web apps you are still going to allow the one-time bulk
> conversion of existing users with xauth, correct?

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