Yes, Raffi's posts have made me feel a *lot* better about all of this. I hope his comments will be reflected in some way by an 'official' message from Twitter. It's not that I don't believe Raffi, I do, but it bothers me that Ryan or someone hasn't yet come back to explicitly confirm Raffi's comments (which, it should be noted, came with a disclaimer).
-Craig On 13 March 2011 11:38, Rich <rhyl...@gmail.com> wrote: > Similar situation, although Raffi's response above is slightly more > reassuring. > > On Mar 13, 3:34 pm, Jef Poskanzer <jef.poskan...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I have a set of apps that basically just reproduces the official > > Twitter user experience, exactly what Twitter says we should not do. > > However, I add value by running on a platform that Twitter does not > > support and is unlikely to ever support. I believe this should be > > allowed and encouraged and would appreciate a statement to that > > effect. > > > > Furthermore, this is probably not the only exception to the "don't > > just reproduce Twitter" rule. Please consider that there may be > > entire areas of innovation that you have not thought of - that's why > > it's called innovation. > > -- > Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc > API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi > Issues/Enhancements Tracker: > http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list > Change your membership to this group: > http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk > -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk