[NTLK] iOS Einstein submitted to the Apple App Store - rejected

Clu drclu at swbell.net
Fri Feb 11 21:34:55 EST 2011

> On 11/02/11 13:09PST, Matthias Melcher wrote:
>> Unsurprisingly, iOSEinstein got rejected today for three reasons:
>> 1: I am using an undocumented function. This could easily be removed
>> 2: we require that the user loads a ROM which for Apple  
>> constitutes "loading executable code". That is in fact so, but is  
>> that really the intention of that rule? I always understood the  
>> rule as a way to avoid circumventing the store by uploading an  
>> interpreter and then sneaking in user code later. Even though  
>> iOSEinstein could do that, I have a hard time imagining that  
>> someone would write a custom Newton ROM just to sneak code by... .
>> One solution would be to integrate the ROM, but "the" ROM  
>> obviously has a copyright, and writing our own compatible ROM  
>> without ever peeking at the Newton original is not feasible (and  
>> if it was, I would write a new OS instead of a Newton ROM, making  
>> the emulator obsolete, running at 100% speed)
>> 3: is the one that ruins it for good though. There is a rule that  
>> no submitted app may be similar to an existing Apple product.  
>> Well, I can see that they would not like to see a clone of iTunes  
>> in their store, but a 12 year plus abandoned product?
>> Well, they make the rules. No reason to fret.

Is it possible to jail break an iPad and load this anyway?

Doc Clu

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