[Standards-JIG] Re: JEP-0054 vcard email definition is inconsistent

Peter Millard pgmillard at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 22:44:47 UTC 2004


On Mon, 13 Sep 2004 11:12:53 -0600, Peter Saint-Andre
<stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> In article <stpeter-D4554F.10563413092004 at sea.gmane.org>,
>  Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> Looking at this again, I see that the JEP-0054 DTD is quite far out of
> line with the Dawson drafts and the damage is beyond repair. JEP-0054
> was always intended to merely document what the Jabber community was
> using (where we got vcard-temp I have no idea, since it is inconsistent
> with the Dawson drafts in so many ways and this work was done before I
> joined the Jabber community -- all I did was write up the documentation
> in JEP form). 

History of the vcard-temp stuff can be found here:
http://web.archive.org/web/20010605184608/http://www.vcard-xml.org/

Looks like v2 of the Dawson draft was used as the basis for
vcard-temp. Thank god for the wayback machine :)

pgm.



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