On 04/27/2010 05:00 PM, John Meyer wrote: > On 4/27/2010 5:53 PM, Julio Biason wrote: >> se it's open source it doesn't mean you can't charge for it. >> So I'm guessing that's what John Meyer asked what open source have to >> with money. >> > > > Actually what I was asking is what did money have to do with the way > that our applications authenticate themselves to Twitter (either through > Basic, oAuth or xAuth) and the method that we preferred based upon our > application. I never intended an open source vs money arguement; what I > was trying to say is that while he had one way of doing a CLI client I > may have another that does require authentication. So why should mine > have to potentially break the application by using a browser? > > It shouldn't. But mine will use the browser. And I will charge money for it. It may or may not be open source - as people have pointed out, there are precedents for charging money for open source software.
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