December 1, 2009, 6:51 pm
Can we liberate tweeting from Twitter? It's an open question. And it's one that Dave Winer hopes we can answer, in response to his post We need: An open source Twitter shell. He begins,
It would do more or less exactly what the twitter.com website does. Same prefs, same commands, same user experience. Think Apache for the Twitter user interface.
What Dave proposes is decentralized, open, and adaptive in ways a centralized proprietary platform like Twitter can't be...