Apple is quite strict about their Human Interface Guidelines for iOS devices. Complying with these guidelines is not always easy though. Much of what Apple states in the guidelines is open to interpretation. It’s a guideline, after all. Lots of statements such as “in general…”, “if possible…”, “in most cases”.
Apple’s developer support avoids clear answers on questions about the guidelines. If your question is a tricky one, they will much rather refer back to the guideline or recommend you simply submit you app and give it a try. Continue reading