Re: [VCARDDAV] Late comments on 'device' KIND

Peter Saint-Andre <> Sun, 23 September 2012 21:39 UTC

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On 9/23/12 2:24 PM, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On 9/23/12 11:22 AM, Peter Sheerin wrote:
>> I apologize in advance for stirring the pot at this late date,
>> but I’d like to make sure this becomes a very capable and widely
>> used part of vCard, and I feel the current draft is missing
>> significant elements needed for such success.
> I will reply up here to try and present an alternate concept behind
> this draft.  First, let me say, I love where your head is, as we
> have a number of similar ideas.  However, we wanted to model this
> draft after KIND:application.  We only want to define the KIND
> value here.  The use cases and more specifics as to exactly what
> will be in a device-level vCard come after this.  Our intention is
> to continue down this track of thinking, though, and flesh out
> those over normative items.
> What we want to do next is, as you say, tighten the vCard with
> those properties that must be in every device-level vCard.  As
> such, we will likely be defining some new organizational
> properties.

What Joe said. The issues you raise are interesting and important, but
out of scope for simply defining a new value for KIND.


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