>  From what I've heard, xAuth is supposed to be temporary.  Is TweetDeck 
> just wording this wrong, or have they gained permanent access to xAuth?

Actually, I am under the impression, and constructed TTYtter under this
assumption, that desktop apps can have xAuth access on a longer term basis.
Only web apps have time limits. See the notes on the (now obsoleted)
xAuth apiwiki:

http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method:-oauth-access_token-for-xAuth

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