Re: [apps-discuss] Webfinger

Blaine Cook <romeda@gmail.com> Mon, 21 November 2011 18:57 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] Webfinger
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+1 - Ideally, the webfinger profile would link to a VCard; however,
there are many links within a webfinger profile that might be
inappropriate for vcards, and as such it seemed prudent to not confuse
the two.

b.

On 21 November 2011 18:27, Simon Perreault <simon.perreault@viagenie.ca> wrote:
> Paul E. Jones wrote, on 10/24/2011 04:09 PM:
>> We just submitted this:
>>
>> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-jones-appsawg-webfinger-00.txt
>
> One general comment I have is that there seems to be a lot of overlap with
> features already in vCard or that could be defined as extensions to vCard. Let's
> take for example one example from the draft:
>
>     <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
>     <XRD xmlns="http://docs.oasis-open.org/ns/xri/xrd-1.0">
>       <Subject>acct:bob@example.com</Subject>
>       <Link rel="http://webfinger.net/rel/avatar"
>             href="http://example.com/bob/images/avatar.jpg"/>
>       <Link rel="blog"
>             href="http://example.net/bob/blog/"/>
>       <Link rel="vcard"
>             href="http://example.com/bob/vcard.vcf"/>
>       <Link rel="http://specs.openid.net/auth/2.0/provider"
>             href="https://openid.example.com/bob"/>
>       <Link rel="share" href="http://example.com/bob/public/"/>
>       <Link rel="http://webfinger.net/rel/profile-page"
>             href="http://example.com/bob/profile/"/>
>     </XRD>
>
> All of the <Link> elements, except the one pointing to the vCard itself, could
> be contained inside the vCard.
>
> Did you look at vCard and find it inappropriate for your needs?
>
> Simon
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