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Feb 13, 2012 03:11PM

1 This is definitely on the list!
Jan 28, 2012 02:49PM

1 Lol. I do need a new pic - but am afraid to change it now!
Jan 28, 2012 02:29PM

1 Thanks for reporting! Will probably take a little time to get to these, but we definitely need a good list of them.
Jan 28, 2012 02:23PM

1 Wirbowsky wrote: "This is crazy to warn people so late."

It was a balance. If we warned you earlier before the imports, the numbers would have looked depressingly scarey. And given the lack of time it took us until very recently to ink the new licenses and get the data and get it imported. A few importers are even still running right now.

I think we did the best we could, am am proud that over 99% of the books at risk are now safe. But as Patrick said - we are committed to keeping every single record, so we aren't nearly done.
Jan 28, 2012 02:16PM

1 Thanks everyone!

Cheryl in CC NV wrote: "And big thanks to the volunteer librarians who are working so hard on rescues!"

I agree - what an amazing community. Librarians have rescued over 60 thousand books in the past few weeks. Simply amazing. I am humbled and honored to be a part of it.

And did I mention - while this week has been hellish - I'm so excited for independence! We will celebrate jan 30 for years to come :)
Jan 27, 2012 01:52PM

1 John wrote: "I have a friend who has 4710 books on his shelves. Even after the big import, he currently has 376 at risk of which around 200 may be deleted. They are all in the English language, though many seem..."

While we are done with the "big" import, we are now up to 16 different data sources, and 4-5 are still importing. These are mostly libraries and public sources of book information. The good news is they have lots of obscure and international editions. We'll know more after the weekend. Also, after the deadline we will continue importing missing editions in the background, so even if we don't get them all by monday, we still plan to get them all as soon as we can.
Jan 18, 2012 12:21PM

1 We, along with almost every other internet company, are against SOPA. It is a bad thing to put that much power in the hands of government. We don't have a blackout planned yet.
1 I'm noticing that too. Will investigate.
Dec 22, 2011 09:43AM

1 Unfortunately I think these issues are all on FB's end. I think they should be showing wall posts on Timeline, but perhaps they aren't showing ones from apps unless they have likes or comments? Not sure.

In any event, we will have a better solution when they launch the Custom Open Graph, which should launch after Timeline finishes launching.
Dec 22, 2011 09:38AM

1 Made a ticket!
Dec 22, 2011 09:35AM

1 ISBNS can contain letters - for instance many contain an "X". We might be able to do better validation though - will have to look into it.
Nov 23, 2011 02:23PM

1 We worked with Google on a solution but I haven't heard from them if it made it live yet. Will check. Are people who opted out of review syndication still noticing their reviews on Google Books?
Nov 22, 2011 10:30AM

1 We are proud to be a partner for the launch of the new Nook Tablet. I've come to be a Nook owner as of this summer and think its every bit as good as Kindle.

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Nov 08, 2011 07:50AM

1 I think you better ask the BC team - that's all on their end.
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Nov 08, 2011 07:47AM

1 The site was fine by 1:30am pst when we all went to bed, but then it's been acting up again the last 2 hours (up and down). I think we just licked the issue. What a night!
1 As has been mentioned, I see no practical advantage in keeping the dashes.

Virgilio asked me to delete this - but instead I'm just going to freeze it.
Oct 27, 2011 05:39PM

1 I just updated a bunch of them - not sure why they weren't updating!
Oct 11, 2011 11:28PM

1 The wording is such because the button to follow someone says "follow reviews". It has nothing to do with whether they actually ever write any :) I will fix the wording - thanks Petra!
Oct 07, 2011 12:23PM

1 Weird. Filing a ticket!
Oct 03, 2011 07:47AM

1 Great idea. This is definitely on the list!

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