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Open API, Open API

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May 10, 2005

Open API, Open API

Heather Green

Man, check out all the different tools that have been created around Flickr because of its open API policy. It makes the service richer, deeper, stronger. Almost a superhero.

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Tracked on May 10, 2005 02:54 PM

I really love the fact that this openess leads to all sorts of cool new features that the Flickr people might not have thought about. Is this the model for the future? Increasing the economy of sharing?



Posted by: Justin Gardner at May 10, 2005 03:24 PM

The "open API" is not open to all. You cannot make money from it because then you are commercial. You can only make money for Flickr then it is ok.

Posted by: mike at December 19, 2005 07:31 AM

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