[VCARDDAV] Non-Gregorian Calscales?

DataPacRat <datapacrat@gmail.com> Fri, 13 September 2013 05:09 UTC

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Subject: [VCARDDAV] Non-Gregorian Calscales?
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I've been digging around a bit; and I can't seem to find any registry,
list, RFC, or other IETF or IANA mention of values for vCard's
"CALSCALE" other than 'Gregorian'.

RFC6350 mentions the possibility in section 5.8, and refers to RFC5545
section 3.7.1, which only says, "It is expected that other calendar
scales will be defined in other specifications or by future versions
of this memo."

Creating a hodgepodge of RFCs for various calendar systems seems like
a less-than-optimal way to go about things. If there currently is no
IANA registry of calendar systems, the way there is of language
subtags, it feels like there should be one. Assuming that my Google-fu
is strong enough that I haven't simply missed finding an existing
registry... who should I get in touch with to discuss the pros and
cons of starting one, and if the former outweigh the latter, the best
ways to go about it?

Thank you for your time,
"Then again, I could be wrong."