Well, it finally happened. In my rewrite of txtodo (my todo list app where tasks expire after 24 hours), I was too lazy to implement in-app purchases. Instead, I linked to my Liberapay account. Naturally, Apple rejected the app and told me to remove the reference or replace it with IAP. I'll probably do the latter, but it still sucks.

Update: the iOS app and macOS app have exactly the same text – “if you enjoy txtodo, please consider supporting its development” and a link “donate on liberapay.” iOS app was approved without a hitch, macOS version rejected. Huh.

New update: I tried to convince them but given that they’re the biggest company on the planet and I’m some internet fuck I lost. Implemented in-app purchase for iOS and macOS, removed Liberapay, submitted again. iOS was approved, macOS rejected for not using IAP – which it does. *smh*

Will keep you all informed of the journey as it progresses.


Uhh yeah it’s still being rejected. Told them that I do, in fact, use the system they’re rejecting me for not using. They then changed the rejection, saying they simply don’t know where I’m using IAP. I told them where, haven’t received a response yet. I don’t think these fuckers have opened the app since the first submission.

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