yes it would, I think people are more worried about the ability to write than read.
You could just put up a message saying this is only being used for sign in and we will not read your stream. On Mar 20, 9:06 pm, Tom Gibara <m...@tomgibara.com> wrote: > Searching for "sign in with twitter" pointed me to: > > http://dev.twitter.com/pages/sign_in_with_twitter > > which I've already read. My understanding is that my application must > be registered to use OAuth, and that the access type it requires > (read/write) is determined by that registration. Doesn't this mean > that, at a minimum, the user will be informed that my application may > read their tweets and account details? > > This won't be the case, and I don't want to give users that impression. > > Tom. > > On 20 March 2011 17:05, Ninjamonk <dar...@stuartmedia.co.uk> wrote: > > > > > > > > > search for sign in with twitter and you should be ok. > > > All you need to do is let them login with oauth and you will get those > > details. > > > On Mar 20, 3:29 pm, tomgibara <m...@tomgibara.com> wrote: > >> I'm developing an application in which I want to allow users to > >> authenticate themselves with their twitter account. I need nothing > >> more back from the authentication API than an ID that identifies the > >> user; I don't want any access to any other account details or their > >> tweets etc. In other words, I don't want read access. Is this > >> possible? > > >> It seems not, because the application registration page offers only > >> read or read/write. If this is the case, are there any plans to > >> support an "authenticate only" option for applications? > > >> I did search this group for related threads but only found this post, > >> which had no replies: > > >>http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_thread... > > > -- > > 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