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Re: [Ietf-carddav] Comments on draft-daboo-carddav-02

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 18:32:45 +0200
Message-ID: <469B9DAD.4000807@gmx.de>
To: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
CC: "Mr. Demeanour" <mrdemeanour@jackpot.uk.net>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, ietf-carddav@osafoundation.org

Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> The problem is mapping vCard "properties" on to WebDAV "properties". We 
> had the same problem in iCalendar which is why CalDAV does not do that. 
> One issue is how to represent multiple instances of the same property - 
> in vCard/iCalendar certainly properties can appear more than once, yet 
> WebDAV only allows one property of an element type per resource. Yes you 
> could do things with list elements but it starts to get messy - so we 
> avoided it. It would also mean inventing an XML representation of the 
> data - we certainly did not want to go down that route with CalDAV at 
> the time.

But aren't you already doing that with the calendar-data pseudo 
property? It just has a bigger granularity (the whole entry, rather than 
a subset).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 16 July 2007 16:39:38 UTC

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