[OSM-dev] Using OAuth

Matt Amos zerebubuth at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 17:25:48 BST 2009


On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 5:16 PM, Erik Johansson<emj at kth.se> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Sebastian Spaeth<Sebastian at sspaeth.de> wrote:
>>> What are you trying to do that requires the user's email address anyway?
>>
>> TilesAtHome would be interested in such an (additional and optional)
>> email Permission. This would give me the opportunity to mail users (if
>> they wish to do so) on problems with the render clients.
>>
>> I'll have a look at using the oauth interface in the future for t at h.
>
> Just send a private message on the site like normal users have to do,
> lets hope that's not frowned upon.

i guess if the user has signed up for that, it's acceptable. i wonder,
though, if users wouldn't prefer to nominate an email address. if
you're storing their token in your db anyway, there's not much extra
hassle in storing an email address.

cheers,

matt




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