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Old 09-24-2011, 03:02 AM   #142
RsH
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Punctuation in title fouls up Internet search for book

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Bug description:

Book Title: Quinn's Woman
Author: Susan Mallery
Do an internet search for details using FictionDB for Book and it will NOT find the book, because of the apostrophe in the title. If instead you search on the ISDN number, isbn:9780373302307 this book will show up.

The problem occurs with ANY book that has an apostrophe, exclamation point or question mark in its title. So clearly something is being miscommunicated in the query to FictionDB since the book IS in their database.

If you search for the author and then look at the list of the author's books the same book will appear, again with the apostrophe in its title in the correct place.

I am running Windows XP SP3 and the latest version of this plugin in the latest version of Calibre

To create the problem simply enter a book with this title, author and ISDN number and try the same things yourself.

The Musician's Daughter by Susanne Dunlap, isbn:9781599904528 is a second example of the same 'bug' and

Valor's Choice by Tanya Huff, isbn:9780886778965 is a third example of this 'bug'
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