Looks like Twitter developer ecosystem damage control is going to take more than 140 characters. Some related wisdom from Dave Winer (see the BBC link below and this GigaOM post for more context-setting):
RSS pioneer Dave Winer told technology blog GigaOm.com that the new roadmap for developers underscored the need for them to look at building new businesses directly on the internet instead of on other services where the owner is too active.
"The Internet remains the best place to develop because it is the Platform With No Platform Vendor. Every generation of developers learns this for themselves," he said.