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Adding A C++ Title Removes The "++"

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1civitas
May 31, 2013, 1:38pm Top

On the Add to your books page, I added Stroustrup's The C++ Programming Language, Fourth Edition (ISBN: 0-321-56384-2) from Amazon. The title that ended up in my library and in recent activity was The C Programming Language, Fourth Edition -- no "++". Also, see member sergueison's recent activity which includes the addition of 4 C++ titles, all of which have had the "++" removed.

2lorax
May 31, 2013, 2:53pm Top

It looks correct in your catalog to me now. Did you subsequently fix it?

Does the same thing happen when adding from other sources?

3civitas
May 31, 2013, 5:29pm Top

>2 lorax:

Yes - I did fix my catalog entry.

Yes - It's not Amazon related. For example, add Lippman's C++ Primer (4th Edition) (ISBN-10: 0201721481) from the Library of Congress and you get C primer for a title.

4MarthaJeanne
May 31, 2013, 5:58pm Top

I knew I'd seen this before:
http://www.librarything.com/topic/77920

5conceptDawg
May 8, 2014, 2:50pm Top

This one is going to get deferred/closed. But only because we are about to embark on a complete rewrite of the book adding process that will be much better. ;)

6lorax
May 8, 2014, 3:02pm Top

5>

In two weeks, then?

Actually, I'm just grateful to hear that the Great Add Books Re-do is actually going to happen. I was afraid that it had been shelved entirely, since I hadn't heard about it for quite a long time.

7conceptDawg
May 8, 2014, 3:12pm Top

Hah. Not two weeks, that's for certain. We're still on a country-wide bug hunt right now. But the plan is to start in on a new Add Books feature right after that.

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Bug (edit)

ID: 154853

Category: Add books - General

Assigned to all

Reported by civitas

Status: Deferred

May 8, 2014, 2:50pm

5 years since last change

By conceptDawg

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Reported. civitas (May 31, 2013, 1:38pm)

Deferred. conceptDawg (May 8, 2014, 2:50pm)

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