>
> >> xAuth is a method for which to exchange usernames and passwords for
> those
> >> tokens, without send the user through the workflow.  this is for two
> >> reasons: 1. mobile/desktop application authors have complained that it
> makes
> >> their UX fugly when they bring up a web browser (i'll hold my opinions
> on
> >> this); and 2. web applications that have been storing usernames and
> >> passwords need a method to "bulk convert" all their users over to oauth
> >> tokens.
> >
> > and 3. Browserless environments. I'm pretty sure that was one of the
> initial
> > motivators way back when the crud was flying.
> >
>
> Yeah ... but I *like* having the browser involved.


+1 !


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