Comment 7 for bug 1243670

Thanks G
I'll get over it, Apple has pissed me off but i guess you have more reason to feel that way than I do.
Good luck in your endeavours.

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> On 25 Oct 2013, at 2:17, GRiker <email address hidden> wrote:
> Graeme, I understand your frustration. I too am an iBooks user, and I'm
> annoyed that Apple has built their garden wall even higher with the
> release of Mavericks. I spent several months implementing iTunes support
> for calibre, and now with Mavericks, all that work is obsolete.
> In a nutshell, the problem is that iTunes offers an OSA (application
> automation) interface which made it possible for calibre to communicate
> with iTunes through AppleTalk. The new iBooks app for OS X, which has
> taken over book management under Mavericks, does not offer an OSA
> interface. So there's no simple solution to replace the functionality.
> The available alternatives at this point:
> - Revert to OS X 10.8
> - Use calibre's content server and iOS's 'Open in' functionality
> - Switch to Marvin (ePub) and GoodReader (PDF), both supported by the iOS reader applications plugin.
> I am looking for ways to implement a new approach, but as I said
> earlier, I have no idea if or when that might happen.
> It's also possible that another calibre developer may decide to tackle
> this.
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> Title:
> Unable send books to device via tunes /iBooks
> Status in calibre: e-book management:
> Confirmed
> Bug description:
> Using Mavericks the once simple process is no longer possible, please
> fix
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