Wow, my blindness to signature base string foo this morning is humbling.
Thanks Tom.

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 7:15 AM, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:

>  After fixing the basic parts of your signature (please don't ever replace
> %26 with only a %, it screws up the encoding) and checking at
> http://quonos.nl/oauthTester/, I got :
>
> *Bad sorting!*
> All Base String parameters (query and POST parameters) must be sorted
> alphabetically.
>
>
> Tom
>
>
>
> On 3/14/11 3:02 PM, lappynet wrote:
>
> Hi
>
> I'm using C#.NET to produce an oob client. I've fallen at the first
> hurdle though as I'm failing to make the token request.
>
> I've gone through many iterations, and am no longer receiving a 417,
> 404, or 401. This is very positive! Now my application hangs whilst
> waiting for a response from twitter. (I left it running for an hour
> over lunch and still nothing happened, and the code didn't appear to
> want to step through.)
>
> I've tried with the values detailed in the documentation to have a
> look at the variables that have been produced from them in my
> algorithm. I think that I've traced it down to being the way I
> generate the signature string:
>
> string signingKey = Uri.EscapeDataString(ConsumerSecret) + "&";
> HMACSHA1 hasher = new HMACSHA1(new
> ASCIIEncoding().GetBytes(signingKey));
> string signatureString = Convert.ToBase64String(hasher.ComputeHash(new
> ASCIIEncoding().GetBytes(baseString)));
>
> My base string is:
>
> POST&https%3A%2F%2Fapi.twitter.com%2Foauth
> %2Frequest_token&oauth_callback%3Doob%26oauth_consumer_key%XXX
> %26oauth_nonce%3DNjM0MzU3MDgxMDEyMDcwODkw%26oauth_signature_method
> %3DHMAC-SHA1%26oauth_timestamp%3D1300111301%26oauth_version%3D1.0
>
> Any pointers as to where I may be going wrong?
>
> Thanks in advance
> Georgina
>
>
>
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