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Re: launchpadlib anonymous access?


On January 12, 2009, Martin Pool wrote:
> I've just been looking through
> <https://help.launchpad.net/API/launchpadlib> and the shipped
> documentation.  It all starts out by doing the OAuth dance to connect
> to Launchpad as your own account.  But, at least in inital testing, I
> don't really want to do that.  I'd be happy to just use anonymous
> readonly access, and it seems like at least some useful applications
> would only ever need readonly access.
> So, is this possibly but just not obvious, or is it intended that
> there be no anonymous access?  Either way, clarifying the
> documentation would help.

There is no anonymous access possible to API. You can have read-only access 
(through a read-only token) but not anonymous access. All API uses is 
accounted to a person.

Francis J. Lacoste

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