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Old 05-01-2010, 12:32 PM   #1
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Hello,
As I was installing the new version of Calibre today, I was talking with my wife who was scouring the excellent (but somewhat hard to navigate) MR library and I thought, would it not be great if Calibre had some option to pull entries from the MR library and present the list in some nice format that you could use to select and add titles to you your library automatically?

I imagine there might be some technical difficulties here, so I'm not sure how much I might even be asking for, but it sure would be cool! I think of something like the app libraries that are common in Linux or somthing similar. Maybe I'm nuts and it's a unrealistic/pipe dream, but hey, a guy can always ask, right? =)

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Old 05-01-2010, 12:34 PM   #2
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It's on the TODO list. calibre will eventually be getting a framework to browse libraries from pretty much any site.
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Old 05-01-2010, 12:36 PM   #3
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Wow, that will be unbelievably cool!!!!!
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Old 05-01-2010, 04:04 PM   #4
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You mean ... ANY site? Like ... Project Gutenberg?

Could I dream that I could some day select the name of an author and Calibre would check PG, MR, Feedbooks, and everywhere else I want, and tell me which of their books are available that I don't have?

If you make it do this, Kovid, I promise that the next time you and I are within 100 miles of each other, I will buy you a dinner at the best restaurant I can afford.
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Yeah, that's the plan.
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Do you have a particular preference in restaurants?
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Do you have a particular preference in restaurants?
Something expensive
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