Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Briefs Rejected From the App Store, Again

Rob Rhyne:

Last Thursday, after working with Apple’s review team for nearly a year, they rejected Briefs again. […] I’m madder than hell over the situation, but it doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter that I rewrote the app, removing all networking code, replacing it with the worthless iTunes file sharing. Nor does it matter that I was doing this based on direct guidance from Apple’s review team.

Even with the changes to sections 3.3.1, 3.3.2, and 3.3.9, Apple still doesn’t like Briefs. The core issue seems to be that Apple considers the user transferring an XML file via iTunes file sharing to be “download[ing] executable code.”

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