Though I've disagreed with Dean's use and means of promoting of his
app since Day One, I hardly think his message rises to the level of
"threat." I think there's enough misinformation, disinformation,
irritation and anger floating around this list these days that the
last thing anyone needs is gratuitous drama, particularly on behalf of
someone NOT employed by Twitter and NOT directly addressed by Dean's
communication and possible intent of said communication.

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On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 2:51 PM, John Meyer <> wrote:
> On 4/26/2010 12:43 PM, Dean Collins wrote:
>> John,
>> I was trying to explain to users that this is an API tool, not some web
>> app that couldn't scale.
>> People don't often understand the difference and I don't like wasting
>> time with support calls. Especially not for $10 sales.
>> But like I said when I first launched this, I gave the code away for
>> free for months as I didn't want to spend the time supporting people.
>> Money wasn't the real motivation for getting this code created.
>> I had the code created just to support other twitter accounts for other
>> projects I was working on.
>> If Twitter decide that they will never allow the app to be approved for
>> use under the current brand then I'll just opensource the app and make
>> it free for anyone to use and download and everyone can get access to
>> register for their own oauth application process.
>> Basically twitter will have to sort through the 10,000 api applications
>> to work out which ones are and aren't using my code.
> I don't know about raffi, but that sounds pretty much like a threat to me.
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