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=Introduction=
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==Introduction==
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The ISFDB currently provides 2 web APIs: getpub.cgi which is used to obtain publication metadata, and submission.cgi which is used to submit data to the ISFDB. There are currently no methods for obtaining author, title, series, or awards information from the ISFDB.
The ISFDB currently provides 2 web APIs: getpub.cgi which is used to obtain publication metadata, and submission.cgi which is used to submit data to the ISFDB. There are currently no methods for obtaining author, title, series, or awards information from the ISFDB.
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=License Keys=
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==License Keys==
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Since registration is required to edit the ISFDB, the web API enforces that policy. Submitting data to the ISFDB requires a registered user ID, as well as a license key which is your password for accessing the web API. If you are logged into the ISFDB, a license key can be generated by visiting [http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/edit/keygen.cgi http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/edit/keygen.cgi] and clicking on '''[Generate New Key]'''. For data submissions this key must appear within a '''LicenseKey''' XML tag following the '''Submitter''' tag.
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Submitting data to the ISFDB via the Web API requires a valid user ID and a license key. When logged into the ISFDB with your user ID, a license key can be generated by visiting http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/edit/keygen.cgi and clicking on '''[Generate New Key]'''. For data submissions this key must appear within a '''LicenseKey''' XML tag following the '''Submitter''' tag. In addition, the submitting user's ID must be added to the whitelist of authorized submitters maintained by the ISFDB administrators. Post on the ISFDB Moderator Noticeboard to request access.
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=getpub.cgi=
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Retrieving data from the ISFDB using the Web API doesn't require a license key.
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The getpub.cgi application takes an ISBN for an argument, and returns an XML structure containing the metadata for that particular publication. If more than one publication is associated with that particular ISBN, multiple records will be generated. The '''Records''' tag indicates the number of records found, followed by some number of '''Publication''' records. A license key is not required to use this API. The URL for getpub.cgi should appear as follows:
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== Publication Lookups ==
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http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/rest/getpub.cgi?0439176832
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At this time there are two ways to retrieve publication data from the ISFDB database: by ISBN (getpub.cgi) and by External ID (getpub_by_ID.cgi). The XML data returned by these two APIs is identical. A license key is not required to use them. A valid query returns an XML payload which includes the following:
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* the '''Records''' tag which indicates the number of records found
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* zero or more '''Publication''' records containing the metadata for matching ISFDB publication record(s)
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Example XML returned via call to getpub.cgi:
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Example:
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
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<source lang="xml">
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<ISFDB>
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
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<Records>1</Records>
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<ISFDB>
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<Publications>
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<Records>1</Records>
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<Publication>
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<Publications>
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<Record>325837</Record>
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<Publication>
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<Title>The Winchester Horror</Title>
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<Record>325837</Record>
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<Authors>
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<Title>The Winchester Horror</Title>
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<Author>William F. Nolan</Author>
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<Authors>
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</Authors>
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<Author>William F. Nolan</Author>
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<Year>1998-00-00</Year>
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</Authors>
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<Isbn>1881475530</Isbn>
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<Year>1998-00-00</Year>
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<Publisher>Cemetery Dance Publications</Publisher>
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<Isbn>1881475530</Isbn>
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<PubSeries>Cemetery Dance Novella</PubSeries>
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<Publisher>Cemetery Dance Publications</Publisher>
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<PubSeriesNum>6</PubSeriesNum>
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<PubSeries>Cemetery Dance Novella</PubSeries>
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<Price>$30.00</Price>
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<PubSeriesNum>6</PubSeriesNum>
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<Pages>111</Pages>
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<Price>$30.00</Price>
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<Binding>hc</Binding>
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<Pages>111</Pages>
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<Type>CHAPTERBOOK</Type>
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<Binding>hc</Binding>
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<Tag>THWNCHSTRH1998</Tag>
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<Type>CHAPBOOK</Type>
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<CoverArtists>
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<Tag>THWNCHSTRH1998</Tag>
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<Artist>Eric Powell</Artist>
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<CoverArtists>
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</CoverArtists>
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<Artist>Eric Powell</Artist>
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<Note>Hardcover Limited Edition of 450 signed and numbered copies bound in full-cloth and Smyth sewn</Note>
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</CoverArtists>
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</Publication>
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<Note>Hardcover Limited Edition of 450 signed and numbered copies bound in full-cloth and Smyth sewn</Note>
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</Publications>
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<External_IDs>
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</ISFDB>
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<External_ID>
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<IDtype>1</IDtype>
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<IDtypeName>ASIN</IDtypeName>
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<IDvalue>B01G1K1RV8</IDvalue>
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</External_ID>
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</External_IDs>
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</Publication>
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</Publications>
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</ISFDB>
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</source>
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==Example python script utilizing getpub.cgi==
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=== getpub.cgi ===
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Although getpub.cgi can be invoked via a browser, a more practical application is to invoke the URL via a programming interface, parsing the result with an XML parser, and then doing something of use with the resulting data. The following example shows the python code needed to obtain the XML data; it does not show an example of parsing the XML:
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The getpub.cgi API takes an ISBN as its argument. If more than one publication is associated with the requested ISBN, multiple publication records will be returned. If an ISBN-10 is submitted, the API will retrieve and return the data for the requested ISBN as well as for the equivalent ISBN-13 (and vice versa.) The URL for getpub.cgi should appear as follows: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/rest/getpub.cgi?0439176832
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<source lang="python">
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=== getpub_by_ID.cgi ===
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import httplib
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The getpub_by_ID.cgi API takes two arguments. The first argument is the External ID type -- see [http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/search.cgi Advanced Publication Search by External Identifier] for a list of currently supported External ID types. The second argument is the External ID value.
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host = "www.isfdb.org"
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def GetXml(isbn):
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webservice = httplib.HTTP(host)
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command = '/cgi-bin/rest/getpub.cgi?%s' % isbn
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webservice.putrequest("GET", command)
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webservice.putheader("Host", host)
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webservice.putheader("User-Agent", "Wget/1.9+cvs-stable (Red Hat modified)")
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webservice.endheaders()
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errcode, errmsg, headers = webservice.getreply()
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if errcode != 200:
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resp = webservice.getfile()
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print "Error:", errmsg
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print "Resp:", resp.read()
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resp.close()
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return ''
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else:
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resp = webservice.getfile()
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raw = resp.read()
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resp.close()
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index = raw.find('<?xml')
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return raw[index:]
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</source>
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==Error Conditions==
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If more than one publication is associated with the requested External ID, multiple publication records will be returned. The URL for getpub_by_ID.cgi should appear as follows: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/rest/getpub_by_ID.cgi?ASIN+B0764JW7DK
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In the event of an error condition, getpub.cgi will return an XML structure with the number of records found set to zero:
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===Example python script utilizing getpub.cgi===
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<source lang="xml">
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Although getpub.cgi and getpub_by_ID.cgi can be invoked via a browser, a more practical application is to invoke a URL via a programming interface, parse the result with an XML parser, and then do something with the resulting data. The following example shows the Python code needed to obtain the XML data; it does not show an example of parsing the XML payload:
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
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<source lang="python">
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<ISFDB>
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import httplib
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<Records>0</Records>
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<Publications>
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</Publications>
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</ISFDB>
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</source>
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=submission.cgi=
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host = "www.isfdb.org"
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The submission.cgi application allows a remote user to post data to the ISFDB. Any of the data payloads defined in the [[Data Submission Formats]] article are accepted. The format of the XML data is identical to that used for local submissions, with the exception that the user's license key must be inserted after the '''Submitter''' tag. The user's registered login name should be contained within the '''Submitter''' tag, and the user's current license key should be contained with the '''LicenseKey''' tag. The URL for submission.cgi should appear as follows:
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def GetXml(isbn):
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webservice = httplib.HTTP(host)
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command = '/cgi-bin/rest/getpub.cgi?%s' % isbn
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webservice.putrequest("GET", command)
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webservice.putheader("Host", host)
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webservice.putheader("User-Agent", "Wget/1.9+cvs-stable (Red Hat modified)")
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webservice.endheaders()
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errcode, errmsg, headers = webservice.getreply()
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if errcode != 200:
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resp = webservice.getfile()
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print "Error:", errmsg
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print "Resp:", resp.read()
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resp.close()
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return ''
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else:
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resp = webservice.getfile()
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raw = resp.read()
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resp.close()
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index = raw.find('<?xml')
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return raw[index:]
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</source>
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http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/rest/submission.cgi
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===Error Conditions===
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Submissions are placed in the moderator queue as with an ISFDB edit, and are not integrated into the database until a moderator approves it. As such it is important that you not flood the moderator queue with hundreds of submissions. In general you should only post no more than 20 submissions per session, until they are cleared out by a moderator.
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If no matching publication records are found, getpub.cgi and getpub_by_ID.cgi will return an XML structure with the number of records set to zero:
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<source lang="xml">
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
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<ISFDB>
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<Records>0</Records>
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<Publications>
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</Publications>
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</ISFDB>
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</source>
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An example submission XML payload follows, with the LicenseKey x'd out and the http section of the Image x'd out to prevent the image from loading here:
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If the submitted query contains invalid parameters, the invoked Web API will return a short error message explaining the use of the API.
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<source lang="xml">
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==submission.cgi==
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
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<NewPub>
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<Submitter>Dissembler</Submitter>
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<LicenseKey>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</LicenseKey>
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<Isbn>1575661292</Isbn>
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<Subject>Lady of the Glen: A Novel of 17th-Century Scotland and the Massacre of Glencoe</Subject>
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<Title>Lady of the Glen: A Novel of 17th-Century Scotland and the Massacre of Glencoe</Title>
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<Year>1997-01-01</Year>
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<Price>$14.95</Price>
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<Publisher>Kensington</Publisher>
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<PubSeries>Time Romances</PubSeries>
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<PubSeriesNum>17</PubSeriesNum>
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<Pages>432</Pages>
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<Authors>
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<Author>Jennifer Roberson</Author>
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</Authors>
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<Binding>tp</Binding>
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<PubType>NOVEL</PubType>
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<Image>xxxx://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/519xedh9nrL._SL500_.jpg</Image>
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<Note>Pre-release data generated by Dissembler from Amazon.com website on 2008-5-8</Note>
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</NewPub>
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</source>
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==Example python script utilizing submission.cgi==
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The submission.cgi application allows a remote user to create ISFDB submissions programmatically. Note that the use of submission.cgi requires a valid License Key. See [[Web_API#License_Keys]] for instructions on obtaining a License Key.
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Any of the data payloads defined in the [[Data Submission Formats]] article are accepted. The format of the XML data is identical to that used for local submissions, with the exception that the user's license key must be inserted after the '''Submitter''' tag. The user's registered login name should be contained within the '''Submitter''' tag, and the user's current license key should be contained with the '''LicenseKey''' tag. The URL for submission.cgi should appear as follows:
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http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/rest/submission.cgi
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Submissions are placed in the moderator queue as with an ISFDB edit, and are not integrated into the database until a moderator approves it. As such it is important that you not flood the moderator queue with hundreds of submissions. In general you should only post no more than 20 submissions per session, until they are processed out by a moderator. If you want a submission to be automatically put on hold on behalf of a particular moderator, add <nowiki><Holder>moderator_user_name</Holder> after <IsfdbSubmission></nowiki>.
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An example submission XML payload follows, with the LicenseKey x'd out:
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<source lang="xml">
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
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<IsfdbSubmission>
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<Holder>Ahasuerus</Holder>
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<NewPub>
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<Submitter>Dissembler</Submitter>
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<LicenseKey>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</LicenseKey>
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<Subject>Lady of the Glen: A Novel of 17th-Century Scotland and the Massacre of Glencoe</Subject>
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<Isbn>1575661292</Isbn>
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<Title>Lady of the Glen: A Novel of 17th-Century Scotland and the Massacre of Glencoe</Title>
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<Year>1997-01-01</Year>
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<Price>$14.95</Price>
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<Language>English</Language>
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<Publisher>Kensington</Publisher>
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<PubSeries>Time Romances</PubSeries>
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<PubSeriesNum>17</PubSeriesNum>
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<Pages>432</Pages>
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<Authors>
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<Author>Jennifer Roberson</Author>
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</Authors>
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<Binding>tp</Binding>
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<PubType>NOVEL</PubType>
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<Image>http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/519xedh9nrL.jpg</Image>
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<Note>Data from Amazon.com as of 2008-05-08</Note>
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</NewPub>
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<IsfdbSubmission>
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</source>
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===Example python script utilizing submission.cgi===
The submission.cgi application uses the http POST method, so it can not be invoked via a web browser. Once a proper XML payload has been constructed as described above, a connection needs to be made to the ISFDB web server, and the appropriate http header needs to be sent, including content type and length information. This example below shows how this can be implemented in python:
The submission.cgi application uses the http POST method, so it can not be invoked via a web browser. Once a proper XML payload has been constructed as described above, a connection needs to be made to the ISFDB web server, and the appropriate http header needs to be sent, including content type and length information. This example below shows how this can be implemented in python:
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<source lang="python">
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import httplib
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<source lang="python">
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host = "www.isfdb.org"
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import httplib
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def SendXml(xmlmsg):
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webservice = httplib.HTTP(host)
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host = "www.isfdb.org"
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webservice.putrequest("POST", "/cgi-bin/rest/submission.cgi")
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webservice.putheader("Host", host)
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def SendXml(xmlmsg):
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webservice.putheader("Content-type", "text/xml; charset=\"iso-8859-1\"")
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webservice = httplib.HTTP(host)
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webservice.putheader("Content-length", "%d" % len(xmlmsg))
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webservice.putrequest("POST", "/cgi-bin/rest/submission.cgi")
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webservice.endheaders()
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webservice.putheader("Host", host)
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webservice.send(xmlmsg)
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webservice.putheader("Content-type", "text/xml; charset=\"UTF-8\"")
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webservice.putheader("Content-length", "%d" % len(xmlmsg))
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webservice.endheaders()
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webservice.send(xmlmsg)
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errcode, errmsg, headers = webservice.getreply()
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if errcode != 200:
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resp = webservice.getfile()
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print "Error:", errmsg
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else:
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resp = webservice.getfile()
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resp.close()
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</source>
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==Error Conditions==
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errcode, errmsg, headers = webservice.getreply()
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if errcode != 200:
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resp = webservice.getfile()
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print "Error:", errmsg
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else:
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resp = webservice.getfile()
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resp.close()
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</source>
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===Error Conditions===
In the event of an error condition, submission.cgi will return an XML structure with a Status of FAIL (success will return OK). The cause of the error can be found within the Error tag:
In the event of an error condition, submission.cgi will return an XML structure with a Status of FAIL (success will return OK). The cause of the error can be found within the Error tag:
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<source lang="xml">
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<source lang="xml">
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
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<ISFDB>
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<ISFDB>
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<Status>FAIL</Status>
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<Status>FAIL</Status>
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<Error>Bad XML data</Error>
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<Error>Bad XML data</Error>
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</ISFDB>
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</ISFDB>
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</source>
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</source>
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Contents

Introduction

The ISFDB currently provides 2 web APIs: getpub.cgi which is used to obtain publication metadata, and submission.cgi which is used to submit data to the ISFDB. There are currently no methods for obtaining author, title, series, or awards information from the ISFDB.

License Keys

Submitting data to the ISFDB via the Web API requires a valid user ID and a license key. When logged into the ISFDB with your user ID, a license key can be generated by visiting http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/edit/keygen.cgi and clicking on [Generate New Key]. For data submissions this key must appear within a LicenseKey XML tag following the Submitter tag. In addition, the submitting user's ID must be added to the whitelist of authorized submitters maintained by the ISFDB administrators. Post on the ISFDB Moderator Noticeboard to request access.

Retrieving data from the ISFDB using the Web API doesn't require a license key.

Publication Lookups

At this time there are two ways to retrieve publication data from the ISFDB database: by ISBN (getpub.cgi) and by External ID (getpub_by_ID.cgi). The XML data returned by these two APIs is identical. A license key is not required to use them. A valid query returns an XML payload which includes the following:

  • the Records tag which indicates the number of records found
  • zero or more Publication records containing the metadata for matching ISFDB publication record(s)

Example:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
<ISFDB>
 <Records>1</Records>
 <Publications>
   <Publication>
     <Record>325837</Record>
     <Title>The Winchester Horror</Title>
     <Authors>
       <Author>William F. Nolan</Author>
     </Authors>
     <Year>1998-00-00</Year>
     <Isbn>1881475530</Isbn>
     <Publisher>Cemetery Dance Publications</Publisher>
     <PubSeries>Cemetery Dance Novella</PubSeries>
     <PubSeriesNum>6</PubSeriesNum>
     <Price>$30.00</Price>
     <Pages>111</Pages>
     <Binding>hc</Binding>
     <Type>CHAPBOOK</Type>
     <Tag>THWNCHSTRH1998</Tag>
     <CoverArtists>
       <Artist>Eric Powell</Artist>
     </CoverArtists>
     <Note>Hardcover Limited Edition of 450 signed and numbered copies bound in full-cloth and Smyth sewn</Note>
     <External_IDs>
       <External_ID>
          <IDtype>1</IDtype>
          <IDtypeName>ASIN</IDtypeName>
          <IDvalue>B01G1K1RV8</IDvalue>
       </External_ID>
     </External_IDs>
   </Publication>
 </Publications>
</ISFDB>

getpub.cgi

The getpub.cgi API takes an ISBN as its argument. If more than one publication is associated with the requested ISBN, multiple publication records will be returned. If an ISBN-10 is submitted, the API will retrieve and return the data for the requested ISBN as well as for the equivalent ISBN-13 (and vice versa.) The URL for getpub.cgi should appear as follows: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/rest/getpub.cgi?0439176832

getpub_by_ID.cgi

The getpub_by_ID.cgi API takes two arguments. The first argument is the External ID type -- see Advanced Publication Search by External Identifier for a list of currently supported External ID types. The second argument is the External ID value.

If more than one publication is associated with the requested External ID, multiple publication records will be returned. The URL for getpub_by_ID.cgi should appear as follows: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/rest/getpub_by_ID.cgi?ASIN+B0764JW7DK

Example python script utilizing getpub.cgi

Although getpub.cgi and getpub_by_ID.cgi can be invoked via a browser, a more practical application is to invoke a URL via a programming interface, parse the result with an XML parser, and then do something with the resulting data. The following example shows the Python code needed to obtain the XML data; it does not show an example of parsing the XML payload:

import httplib
 
host = "www.isfdb.org"
 
def GetXml(isbn):
      webservice = httplib.HTTP(host)
      command = '/cgi-bin/rest/getpub.cgi?%s' % isbn
      webservice.putrequest("GET", command)
      webservice.putheader("Host", host)
      webservice.putheader("User-Agent", "Wget/1.9+cvs-stable (Red Hat modified)")
      webservice.endheaders()
      errcode, errmsg, headers = webservice.getreply()
      if errcode != 200:
              resp = webservice.getfile()
              print "Error:", errmsg
              print "Resp:", resp.read()
              resp.close()
              return ''
      else:
              resp = webservice.getfile()
              raw = resp.read()
              resp.close()
              index = raw.find('<?xml')
              return raw[index:]

Error Conditions

If no matching publication records are found, getpub.cgi and getpub_by_ID.cgi will return an XML structure with the number of records set to zero:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
<ISFDB>
  <Records>0</Records>
  <Publications>
  </Publications>
</ISFDB>

If the submitted query contains invalid parameters, the invoked Web API will return a short error message explaining the use of the API.

submission.cgi

The submission.cgi application allows a remote user to create ISFDB submissions programmatically. Note that the use of submission.cgi requires a valid License Key. See Web_API#License_Keys for instructions on obtaining a License Key.

Any of the data payloads defined in the Data Submission Formats article are accepted. The format of the XML data is identical to that used for local submissions, with the exception that the user's license key must be inserted after the Submitter tag. The user's registered login name should be contained within the Submitter tag, and the user's current license key should be contained with the LicenseKey tag. The URL for submission.cgi should appear as follows:

http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/rest/submission.cgi

Submissions are placed in the moderator queue as with an ISFDB edit, and are not integrated into the database until a moderator approves it. As such it is important that you not flood the moderator queue with hundreds of submissions. In general you should only post no more than 20 submissions per session, until they are processed out by a moderator. If you want a submission to be automatically put on hold on behalf of a particular moderator, add <Holder>moderator_user_name</Holder> after <IsfdbSubmission>.

An example submission XML payload follows, with the LicenseKey x'd out:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
<IsfdbSubmission>
 <Holder>Ahasuerus</Holder>
 <NewPub>
   <Submitter>Dissembler</Submitter>
   <LicenseKey>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</LicenseKey>
   <Subject>Lady of the Glen: A Novel of 17th-Century Scotland and the Massacre of Glencoe</Subject>
   <Isbn>1575661292</Isbn>
   <Title>Lady of the Glen: A Novel of 17th-Century Scotland and the Massacre of Glencoe</Title>
   <Year>1997-01-01</Year>
   <Price>$14.95</Price>
   <Language>English</Language>
   <Publisher>Kensington</Publisher>
   <PubSeries>Time Romances</PubSeries>
   <PubSeriesNum>17</PubSeriesNum>
   <Pages>432</Pages>
   <Authors>
     <Author>Jennifer Roberson</Author>
   </Authors>
   <Binding>tp</Binding>
   <PubType>NOVEL</PubType>
   <Image>http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/519xedh9nrL.jpg</Image>
   <Note>Data from Amazon.com as of 2008-05-08</Note>
 </NewPub>
<IsfdbSubmission>

Example python script utilizing submission.cgi

The submission.cgi application uses the http POST method, so it can not be invoked via a web browser. Once a proper XML payload has been constructed as described above, a connection needs to be made to the ISFDB web server, and the appropriate http header needs to be sent, including content type and length information. This example below shows how this can be implemented in python:

import httplib
 
host = "www.isfdb.org"
 
def SendXml(xmlmsg):
      webservice = httplib.HTTP(host)
      webservice.putrequest("POST", "/cgi-bin/rest/submission.cgi")
      webservice.putheader("Host", host)
      webservice.putheader("Content-type", "text/xml; charset=\"iso-8859-1\"")
      webservice.putheader("Content-length", "%d" % len(xmlmsg))
      webservice.endheaders()
      webservice.send(xmlmsg)
 
      errcode, errmsg, headers = webservice.getreply()
      if errcode != 200:
              resp = webservice.getfile()
              print "Error:", errmsg
      else:
              resp = webservice.getfile()
      resp.close()

Error Conditions

In the event of an error condition, submission.cgi will return an XML structure with a Status of FAIL (success will return OK). The cause of the error can be found within the Error tag:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
<ISFDB>
  <Status>FAIL</Status>
  <Error>Bad XML data</Error>
</ISFDB>
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