CardDAV: vCard Extensions to Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, vcarddav mailing list <email@example.com>, vcarddav chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'vCard Extensions to WebDAV (CardDAV)' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'vCard Extensions to WebDAV (CardDAV) ' <draft-ietf-vcarddav-carddav-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the vCard and CardDAV Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Alexey Melnikov and Peter Saint-Andre. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-vcarddav-carddav-10.txt
Technical Summary This document defines extensions to the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) protocol to specify a standard way of accessing, managing, and sharing contact information based on the vCard format. Working Group Summary Early revisions of the document used vcarddav-specific action MKADDRESSBOOK. After some WG discussions it became clear that a more generic MKCOL action would be a better HTTP design. The document was updated accordingly. Also, there was a consensus call on whether support for vCard 4.0 (the version still being worked on by the WG) should be a SHOULD. Apart from that, there is nothing worth noting about WG process. Document Quality There are at least 4 independent client and 5 independent server implementations of this document. See <http://carddav.calconnect.org/implementations.html> Personnel Alexey Melnikov is both the responsible AD and the shepherd for this document.