[Twisted-Python] Silly txoauth with Twisted Client Question

Kevin Horn kevin.horn at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 11:11:53 EDT 2012

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Kevin Horn

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 3:24 AM, Laurens Van Houtven <_ at lvh.cc> wrote:

> txoauth is something I started, then I realized I really hate oauth, then
> it was "adopted" by simplegeo who afaik proceeded to not do anything with
> it, and then I readopted it on github. There's not much work on it, but
> what's there has a complete test suite.
> ISTR glyph at one point describing an entire three-party oauth interaction
> to me on the mailing list in Cred terms. If that knowledge didn't make it
> into txoauth as it stands to day, perhaps it could still be dug up ;)
> I had a hard time understanding it at first as well, but Cred'd work just
> fine for the client too. The way it would work, IIRC, is that you run cred
> on your client. The credentials checker is simply something that makes
> remote requests. The realm returns, as always, an authenticated client.
> Presumably, that object would compose an Agent to do what it needs to do.
> Best of luck! I haven't touched oauth in years, but hopefully it'll work
> out for you.
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 7:31 PM, Andrew Francis <andrewfr_ice at yahoo.com>wrote:
>> Hi Folks:
>> I am implementing a client that uses Twisted. I have to use oauth 2.0. I
>> have started to read up on Oauth and Twisted cred.  I noticed that there is
>> a txoauth. For now, my client is of the "it can't keep secrets" nature as
>> described by Google.
>> From my understanding Twisted Cred is used for implementing servers. What
>> is used for clients? Or do I roll my own headers and implement the
>> handshakes myself?
>> Cheers,
>> Andrew
>> P.S - I just started using Agent and CookieAgent (as opposed to getPage).
>> Wow!
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> cheers
> lvh
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