I'm a developer from China who wanted to get the xAuth access for a
web-based application the other day, but was rejected due to Twitter's
policy. Brain replied to my ticket and said that I could join the
discussion here. So let's get back to the topic a little bit and see
if there's a solution for the Chinese users to continue using Twitter,
if Twitter is not going to change its policy?
On Apr 26, 10:54 am, Ron B <rbther...@gmail.com> wrote:
> China'spolicy didn't just recently change, Twitter's did. So it is
> Twitter telling us that we may not be able to supportChinaand other
> firewall blocked countries any longer. It is, after all, within
> Twitter's power to continue to support Basic Auth. It is their
> conscious decision not to, despite the significant negative
> ramifications being brought to their attention.
> In an earlier comment from Twitter: " twitter.com is trying to drive
> people to understand and discover what's going on in the world." No
> one in the world needs to "understand and discover what's going on"
> more than the people of these communist-block countries that otherwise
> see only what their governments allow them to see. It is unfortunate
> that Twitter plans to turn their back on them. Then again, what's a
> billion people here or there?...
> On Apr 25, 9:04 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > It is not twitter telling you it isChina.
> > --
> > Little androids dreaming of Nexus Ones compiled this text.
> > On Apr 25, 2010 6:53 PM, "Dewald Pretorius" <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Raffi,
> > We really need a resolution for this issue before Basic Auth is
> > deprecated.
> > It sounds as if Twitter is telling developers of web apps that they
> > cannot provide service to Chinese users, and other users behind
> > firewalls that block access to twitter.com. But that can't be right,
> > can it?
> > On Apr 25, 4:49 am, jaronbarends <jaronbare...@gmail.com> wrote:> I moved
> > my web based app from ba...
> > > This issue has discussed in this group before here:
> > > Being a frontend developer, I may have misunderstood the outcome of
> > > that discussion (I certain...
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