[VCARDDAV] TEL TYPE value for Telex

Simon Perreault <simon.perreault@viagenie.ca> Thu, 04 November 2010 17:19 UTC

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On 2010-10-12 02:42, Rohit Khare wrote:
> Also, what happened to Telex?:)
> http://www.cio.com/article/598628/10_Technologies_That_Should_Be_Extinct_but_Aren_t_
> 
> http://www.economist.com/node/10609367 (telex: a faint ping - also at
> http://edwardlucas.blogspot.com/2008/02/telex-lives-on.html
> Telex is still used for ships at sea — this company was advertising on a
> Google search for the term today: http://plainsailing.org/telex.html
> and for the final entertainment from the time capsule: how hip ad firms
> use MCI Mail to send telexes! 1988 story on “THE EXECUTIVE COMPUTER;
> Sending a Telex From Your Desk”
> http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FB0710FE3F550C778DDDA10894D0484D81

The "tlx" type was defined in vCard 2.1, but was removed in 3.0. Current
usage would not justify adding it in core for 4.0.

(I did see the smiley, but I'm still not sure if you are joking...)

Simon
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