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RE: [contacts] vCard version 4 update

From: Suresh Chitturi <schitturi@rim.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2009 14:18:22 -0500
Message-ID: <B35D8F122C08BC43BBA1D02713D2BB5D082B00AD@XCH69YKF.rim.net>
To: "Robin Berjon" <robin@robineko.com>, <richard.tibbett@orange-ftgroup.com>
Cc: <public-device-apis@w3.org>
I had the exact same question on referencing specs from IETF at F2F.
What are the implications of this since W3C policies are different from
IETF, and that we do not have everyone from IETF that contributed to
e.g. vCard in W3C?


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[mailto:public-device-apis-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Robin Berjon
Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2009 6:39 AM
To: <richard.tibbett@orange-ftgroup.com>
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
Subject: Re: [contacts] vCard version 4 update

On Dec 1, 2009, at 13:03 , <richard.tibbett@orange-ftgroup.com>
<richard.tibbett@orange-ftgroup.com> wrote:
> Can we reference IETF draft documents in our specifications?

Yes we can. When we move on to more advanced maturity levels (typically,
CR) it becomes more of a problem, but in the early stages we're safe.

> vCard v4 introduces useful attribute updates (e.g. anniversay, gender,
> etc) and removes fairly useless attributes (e.g. mailer) that could be
> reflected in our API.

That, indeed, looks good.

Robin Berjon
  robineko - hired gun, higher standards

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