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Re: vCard Social Format Extension

From: Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 10:52:46 +0100
Message-ID: <4C89FFEE.4080301@isode.com>
To: Rich Tibbett <rich.tibbett@gmail.com>
CC: public-contacts-coord@w3.org, Joseph Smarr <jsmarr@google.com>, Simon Perreault <simon.perreault@viagenie.ca>, Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>
Hi Rich,

Rich Tibbett wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 6:59 PM, Simon 
> Perreault <simon.perreault@viagenie.ca> wrote:
>>
>> On 2010-09-08 12:12, Joseph Smarr wrote:
>>> vCard does not seem to have added
>>> many (if any) social networking fields.
>>
>> Not in vCard *core*. A separate RFC will address this. The draft is here:
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-george-vcarddav-vcard-extension-02
>
> That is a very interesting proposal but not basing this around an 
> existing social contacts spec seems foolish (reinventing the formats 
> anyone?). Why is that? If this were to be based of the Portable 
> Contacts specification (proposed @ 
> http://www.w3.org/2009/dap/wiki/ContactFormatsComparison), we might 
> just begin to have a well-defined path between vCard and the more 
> social properties of the Portable Contacts spec.
>
> Who do I need to talk to within IETF to progress this idea and could 
> the editors be invited to join this discussion?

I think starting the discussion with Barry Leiba (CCed) would be a good 
idea.
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