Contacts and Calendars Standard

Daniel Farrell daniel at
Mon Jul 14 21:34:43 EEST 2003

Out of a discussion on I wanted to get people's opinions
on a standard format and location for contacts and calendars.

To me it would seem like vCard and iCalendar would be the logical choices
for formats.

As for locations I was thinking:


We could even do local mailboxes the same way.  In mbox format at

This would allow users to access the same data regardless of which desktop
they logged in to.  And these formats are commonly supported formats which
would make it easy to import and export them.

Questions?  Comments?  Snide remarks?


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