before this gets out of hand - i, personally, am very sensitive to these
issues.  i've been spending some brain power trying to come up with a
solution.  if people have suggestions, then please feel free to reach out to
me personally and off list.

On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 7:54 PM, Ron B <rbther...@gmail.com> wrote:

> China's policy didn't just recently change, Twitter's did.  So it is
> Twitter telling us that we may not be able to support China and other
> firewall blocked countries any longer.  It is, after all, within
> Twitter's power to continue to support Basic Auth.  It is their
> conscious decision not to, despite the significant negative
> ramifications being brought to their attention.
>
> In an earlier comment from Twitter: " twitter.com is trying to drive
> people to understand and discover what's going on in the world."  No
> one in the world needs to "understand and discover what's going on"
> more than the people of these communist-block countries that otherwise
> see only what their governments allow them to see.  It is unfortunate
> that Twitter plans to turn their back on them.  Then again, what's a
> billion people here or there?...
>
> On Apr 25, 9:04 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > It is not twitter telling you it is China.
> >
> > --
> > Little androids dreaming of Nexus Ones compiled this text.
> >
> > On Apr 25, 2010 6:53 PM, "Dewald Pretorius" <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Raffi,
> >
> > We really need a resolution for this issue before Basic Auth is
> > deprecated.
> >
> > It sounds as if Twitter is telling developers of web apps that they
> > cannot provide service to Chinese users, and other users behind
> > firewalls that block access to twitter.com. But that can't be right,
> > can it?
> >
> > On Apr 25, 4:49 am, jaronbarends <jaronbare...@gmail.com> wrote:> I
> moved my web based app from ba...
> > > This issue has discussed in this group before here:
> >
> > https://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_threa...
> >
> >
> >
> > > Being a frontend developer, I may have misunderstood the outcome of
> > > that discussion (I certain...
> >
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Raffi Krikorian
Twitter Platform Team
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