Have to admit it is kinda scary to develop for twitter, but maybe when
more plans are released we'll understand twitter's plan a bit better.
I don't begrudge Tweetie for being acquired, good for them, i'm sure
it was a nice deal for them. It's a very narrow tightrope twitter
walks though with developers.... will be interested to see how it all

On Apr 12, 4:18 pm, TvvitterBug by Applgasm-Apps
<tvvitter...@gmail.com> wrote:
> So if I got this right, Twitter is going to distribute both Tweetie for
> iPhone and Tweetie for Mac for "free", thus competing with its developer
> community in the Twitter desktop and mobile client space with "free"
> products?  And all those "other" desktop and mobile apps that helped put
> Twitter on the map, well they're just SOL?  And somehow Twitter believes
> this move is going to encourage developers to continue to develop for a
> platform that will eventually compete against all but one of them with
> predatory "free" pricing?  Sounds like you must be looking for developers
> from the "Las Vegas School of Business", not business partners within a
> symbiotic ecosystem.On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Ryan Sarver 
> <rsar...@twitter.com> wrote:
> > One more from me. People have been asking for specific details around
> > Tweetie for Mac and I wanted to make sure we clearly message our plans
> > as we know it. To be clear, Tweetie for the iPhone and it's developer,
> > Loren Brichter, were the focus of our acquisition, but as part of the
> > deal we also got Tweetie for Mac.
> > Loren had been hard at work on a new version of Tweetie for Mac that
> > he was going to release soon. Our plan is to still release the new
> > version and it will continue to be called Tweetie (not renamed to
> > Twitter). We will also discontinue the paid version.
> > Hope that's clear. Please let me know if you have any questions.
> > Best, Ryan

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