On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 2:41 PM, John Meyer <> wrote:

> On 4/26/2010 2:15 PM, Raffi Krikorian wrote:
>> just to be clear - what xAuth is used for is to do a username/password
>> exchange for an oauth access token / secret (for a given application).
>>  from then on out, that access token and secret is used to sign all
>> requests in an oauth manner.
>>  So in other words if I'm reading this right, it allows the user program
> to exchange a username/password combo for the access token and secret rather
> than a pin or a redirect from a website in the case of desktop/mobile and
> website apps.  Nothing else; you can't delete the account, change the
> password, etc without the username/pass.
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