Two nearly identical gems? Why not make it three?
This is mine -- it includes code for checking/normalizing ISBN/ISSN/LCCN,
converting 10 to 13 and back, etc.
On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Ross Singer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 12:09 AM, Jonathan Rochkind <[log in to unmask]>
> > If you're in ruby, I prefer this gem, which can check ISBN check digit as
> well as convert from 10 to 13.
> > https://github.com/entangledstate/isbn
> Good to find another isbn validator. I use:
> Not sure why there's two nearly identical gems, exactly.
> > ________________________________________
> > From: Code for Libraries [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Dan
> Scott [[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: Friday, October 21, 2011 3:40 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] ISBN Regular Expression
> > On Oct 21, 2011 2:03 PM, "Kozlowski,Brendon" <[log in to unmask]>
> >> Oh man. I can't believe I didn't think to check Drupal...or GitHub.
> > you both! The Ruby version is super simple, but I believe for my purposes
> > (coverted to PHP anyway) it should suffice. The Drupal module's version
> > seems to go the route of simple as opposed to exact matching.
> > Mmm, for PHP, the PEAR Validate_ISPN package
> > http://pear.php.net/package/Validate_ISPN/ might be an option.
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