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The write stuff II

Great news. The API team at GitHub have been busy over the last few weeks and have released a whole series of new, more granular oAuth scopes. What this means is that we don't need to ask for write access to your profile in order to use Gitter. Huzah! For new users, just head on over to Gitter and once you click signup you'll see the new oAuth permission request. Existing users, just sign out and…

The write stuff

Update (17 December 2013) We now ask for write access on your profile, this is GitHub's user OAuth scope and it allows us to get a list of your organisations and verify if you belong to an organisation when trying to join an org chat room. Rest assured we **do not** actually write anything to your profile. This is all an unfortunate limitation of GitHub's OAuth scoping. For more information, feel free to read the blog…