Partial HootSuite access to

Luke Slater tinmachin3 at
Tue Jul 6 22:09:28 UTC 2010

On Tuesday 06 July 2010 22:45:21 Paul W. Frields wrote:
> I discovered has a few snarls involved in OpenID access --
> not the least of which is you can't *re-use* an OpenID you're using on
> one account for another.
> So I set up a special account that is hooked to the @fedora
> account.  I also entered it into HootSuite, and sent out
> invitations to the whole FAS social networking team giving access to
> this account.  So here's how it works now:
> For new status updates -- updates that are *not* replies:
> 1. Login to HootSuite.
> 2. Select *ONLY* the "Fedora" account.
> The status echoes to @fedora, which echoes to Twitter
> @fedora.
> For replies:
> 1. Login to HootSuite.
> 2. Select *ONLY* the account you're replying on, probably Twitter
>    @fedora.
> The status only goes to the Twitter account where the mention
> happened.
> Although this does put another web service between us and,
> it doesn't *restrict* us from sending messages in another way.  As
> we've said repeatedly before, we'll continue to look for 100% FOSS
> management apps to which we can migrate in the future.

Hey all,

Also note that you can see @fedora's personal timeline here[1] and replies 
here[2] thanks to the open nature of Identica. So we can fully use Identica, 
just in a slightly convoluted way :-)



Luke Slater
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