Steve Jobs Personally Calls A Developer After His App Is Rejected

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Steve Jobs personally called developer Ram Arumugam after he had his app, “Economy for iPad,” rejected by Apple.

The app was rejected because it used a private API, which goes against Apple’s rules. Arumugam says on his blog there was a bug in Apple’s SDK that led to a “zombie” keyboard popping up and not going away. To get around the problem he used a private API.

When Apple rejected his app, he decided to email Steve Jobs and explain why he had a private API in his code.

A few hours later, Jobs called him up to explain why Apple doesn’t allow private APIs. After his chat with Jobs, Arumugam figured out a new solution and his app was accepted.

Pretty neat! But there has to be a more efficient way for Apple to deal with developers, no?

via: Apple Insider

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