[Ietf-carddav] Re: [Ietf-caldav] Off topic: CardDAV

Mark Paterson <mark.paterson@oracle.com> Wed, 19 October 2005 15:59 UTC

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Subject: [Ietf-carddav] Re: [Ietf-caldav] Off topic: CardDAV
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Nice idea but you may want to consider a cardsify initiative to go along 
with it. vCard leaves a lot to be desired.:-)

Cyrus Daboo wrote:

> Hi folks,
> This is a little of topic, but I think it is relevant for most folks. 
> I have just sent in a draft for a new protocol called CardDAV:
> <http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-daboo-carddav-00.txt>
> CardDAV does for vCards what CalDAV does for iCalendar. i.e. it 
> provides a set of WebDAV extensions and a data model for access to 
> vCard objects stored on a server. CardDAV is very similar to CalDAV 
> because of the similarities between iCalendar and vCard formats.
> There is a separate discussion list setup for CardDAV, so please 
> respond to any comments on that list rather than the CalDAV list. List 
> details are below:
> <http://lists.osafoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/ietf-carddav>

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