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Re: vCard Social Format Extension

From: Rich Tibbett <rich.tibbett@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 12:54:23 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTik6GXUrxmgtm3DuK2o11_ChwnJUHZxahovtewmx@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>
Cc: public-contacts-coord@w3.org, Joseph Smarr <jsmarr@google.com>, Simon Perreault <simon.perreault@viagenie.ca>, Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 11:52 AM, Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com
> wrote:

>
> 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.
>
>
Thanks. So could yourself or Barry summarise the rational for the fields
included, where they are from, where they may be in use and general thoughts
on subsuming the Portable Contacts fields in to the spec?

Thanks,

Rich
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