One of the greatest ongoing frustrations for many computer users – even those with some technical ability – is the configuration of an email client to send and receive messages. A part of me finds it surprising that even now, with email having been a part of our professional and personal lives for so long, I still get questions about this. Still, I must agree that configuring email clients is often not a particularly user-friendly process.
In mid-July, Apple released the 2.7.1 update for iTunes Producer, the required software for uploading ebooks (and other media) and metadata to the iTunes Store. While I don’t like the fact that they require “a Macintosh with an Intel Core processor, at least 512 MB RAM, and Mac OS X v10.6 or later installed,” as I do most of my development on a relatively less expensive, but comparably powerful Windows machine – and my old MacBook was running an outdated version of OS X – I have grown to enjoy working with iTP and discovering all of its powers and quirks.
The first time I used iTP after updating to version 2.7.1 I was in the process of uploading a valid EPUB file and I encountered the following error:
ERROR ITMS-5077: "The currency attribute is required for suggested retail/physical list price." at Book/Offer (MZItmspOfferPackage)
So, there is evidently something wrong with the way I’ve entered my pricing data. Or is there?
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