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Re: all twitter client should support OAuth before they will drop Basic Auth in August

On 06/28/2010 04:40 PM, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> Hi,
>  As I reported in Bug#587420, all twitter client should support OAuth since twitter
>  will discard basic auth. If they not, we should drop them from Squeeze release.

Will they also not be usable anymore with identi.ca and similar twitter
like services? If not, there is no reason to have them dropped AFAICS.
It would be better to have them support both authentication mechansisms



PS: I don't get why they abandon a proven standard that everyone knows.

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