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From Bjørn Borud <bbo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Authentication mechanisms
Date Sat, 17 Apr 2010 17:58:29 GMT
2010/4/17 Dave Engberg <dengberg@evernote.com>

>
> Evernote uses Thrift as the transport for all external (client-service)
> communications.  We do an in-bound "authenticationToken" parameter for all
> relevant API calls:
> http://www.evernote.com/about/developer/api/ref/
> The auth token is received either via a username + password:
>
> http://www.evernote.com/about/developer/api/ref/UserStore.html#Fn_UserStore_authenticate
> Or via OAuth for web services.
>
>
hmm, I see.  I kinda suspected as much.

It would have been nice to be able to tuck away the authentication in the
lower layers and not be forced to clutter up every API with the
authentication stuff.  thanks for posting the links to your API docs though.
 I will study them with interest :-).


-Bjørn

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