> > >> 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 ! -- Raffi Krikorian Twitter Platform Team http://twitter.com/raffi -- Subscription settings: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/subscribe?hl=en