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Old 01-20-2011, 08:24 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Worldwalker View Post
I know tags are part of the epub spec. But it's only been fairly recently that they're being used for advertising, and by and large, calibre is the primary ebook organizing program that uses those tags. That's why my "is it just me?" though ... curiosity as to whether this particular bit of publisher misbehavior is driven by an attempt to spam calibre users, or just general-purpose asshattery.
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Take a look at the Library of congress/catalog boilerplate in a deadtree book
tag=card catalog section
Duoh! why do I need Fiction when the sub-category is Science Fiction
Have you ever looked for a book by "British-Author" (I'm a yank)?
The (lame) meta-data may be in the OPF or HTML
Calibre just converts what is there
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