Re: [VCARDDAV] New parameter ALTID

Barry Leiba <barryleiba.mailing.lists@gmail.com> Wed, 28 July 2010 14:23 UTC

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> example, suppose I have a PHOTO property with different FMTTYPE parameters. I
> might want to group them. Here's how I would do it using the proposed ALTID
> parameter:
>
> PHOTO;ALTID=1;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:...
> PHOTO;ALTID=1;FMTTYPE=image/png:...
>
> For the case of the LANGUAGE parameter with optional PIDs:
>
> TITLE;ALTID=1;PID=1;LANGUAGE=fr:Patron
> TITLE;ALTID=1;PID=2;LANGUAGE=en:Boss
> TITLE;ALTID=2;PID=3;LANGUAGE=en:Chief vCard Evangelist
...
> We think this is better than what we came up with during the WG meeting (i.e.
> "foo.fr" and "foo.en"). Also, it preserves the nice property of the content of
> the LANGUAGE parameter being only a language tag which is more easily queried
> using CardDAV or XPath. (e.g "Give me the closest language to "en-US" would
> return "en", which you can do easily using CardDAV "starts-with".).

D'accord.  Let's do it.

Barry