Raffi, It will be wise of Twitter to release an official statement regarding continued developer support. Perhaps in the form of an Evan blog post.
When you read the commentary on tech blogs following Fred's post, it should be clear that it is not only developers who see the threat of Twitter now screwing them by taking ideas they came up with and implemented, and building those ideas into the Twitter core. On Apr 9, 12:33 pm, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote: > 100% > > > > > > On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 7:11 AM, Nigel Legg <nigel.l...@gmail.com> wrote: > > There will always be room for developers on the fringes, and novel ways of > > using twitter. I would hope that twitter will concentrate on the maintenance > > and development of the core system, and allow us to add the bells and > > whistles as required by our own set of users. > > > On 9 April 2010 13:56, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > >> With Fred being a Twitter board member, and with the enthusiasm for > >> the article that was displayed by Twitter employees: > > >> 1) Do we all need to stop right now with developing any further "gap > >> filler" type of functionality or apps? > > >> 2) Is there only a future in the ecosystem for the very minute handful > >> of developers who happen to chance upon the idea of a "killer app"? > > >> 3) Can we now expect Twitter to drive most of us out of business or > >> existence by building into Twitter the functionality that we built > >> into our apps? > > >> -- > >> To unsubscribe, reply using "remove me" as the subject. > > -- > Raffi Krikorian > Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/raffi- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text -