Re: [VCARDDAV] Question about SOURCE property in RFC 6350

Simon Perreault <simon.perreault@viagenie.ca> Wed, 08 January 2014 13:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [VCARDDAV] Question about SOURCE property in RFC 6350
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Le 2014-01-07 17:22, Erwin Rehme a écrit :
>     Special notes:  The SOURCE property is used to provide the means by
>        which applications knowledgable in the given directory service
>        protocol can obtain additional or more up-to-date information from
>        the directory service.  It contains a URI as defined in [RFC3986  <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3986>]
>        *and/or other information referencing the vCard to which the
>        information pertains.*   When directory information is available
>        from more than one source, the sending entity can pick what it
>        considers to be the best source, or multiple SOURCE properties can
>        be included.
>
> Does the "and/or other information..." statement mean that the value is
> can be "free form" text and not just a uri?

That text was present in RFC 2425. I don't know what it means. I don't 
think it allows a non-URI value.

Does anyone know of non-URI SOURCEs in the wild?

Simon
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