[Standards] Request for review: IETF vcardxml

Alexey Melnikov alexey.melnikov at isode.com
Sun Nov 22 19:11:38 UTC 2009


Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

>On 11/22/09 11:05 AM, Alexey Melnikov wrote:
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>>I hope people don't mind me asking for review of IETF drafts here.
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>Not at all.
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Good, I have authorization from the boss ;-).

>>IETF VcardDAV Working Group is working on XML mapping for vcard. This is
>>replacement for XEP-0054 (vcard-temp). I would appreciate if people can
>>have a look at the draft and let me know if it seems reasonabel. The
>>draft can be found here:
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>>http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-vcarddav-vcardxml-01
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>I would dearly like to deprecate XEP-0054, because vcard-temp has been
>"temp" for almost 10 years now! I think draft-ietf-vcarddav-vcardxml is
>not quite a replacement for XEP-0054 because it doesn't cover the XMPP
>aspects (how to upload, modify, and retrieve vCards over XMPP) and it is
>missing a few fields that we use (especially "JabberID").
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I can't promise that that would happen, but I think adding JabberID to 
the base vcardxml spec would be useful.

>So I think we
>need to complete a gap analysis and define how we would map vcard-temp
>to an XMPP extension that reuses draft-ietf-vcarddav-vcardxml.
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