Re: vCard and CardDAV strawman Charter

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Fri, 25 May 2007 12:31 UTC

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Julian Reschke wrote:
> Cyrus Daboo wrote:
>> Also, in CardDAV I used the MIME type text/vcard - but I note that 
>> does is not the registered type. Instead 'text/directory; 
>> profile=vcard' is. However, I am pretty sure I have seen text/vcard 
>> being used in email - it may be we want to register that too as part 
>> of vcard-bis.
> 
> Interesting. Of course I do agree that whatever gets used should be 
> registered. Do we have any evidence that 'text/directory; profile=vcard' 
> doesn't work in practice?
> ...

Speaking of which, it seems that what is in common use is "text/x-vcard" 
- unregistered as well.

So yes, the media type issue probably should be in the WG's charter.

Best regards, Julian