Contacts and Calendars Standard

Keith Packard keithp at
Mon Jul 14 23:55:58 EEST 2003

Around 22 o'clock on Jul 14, Waldo Bastian wrote:

> I'm not working on any PIM application but vCard and iCalendar sound good.
> mbox is a somewhat crappy format, I like MailDir (each message in its own 
> file) better.

I agree -- attempting to standardize on a local mail format is likely to 
be quite hard at the current time, and not nearly as interesting as 
getting standard address book and calendar databases working -- those are 
shared among multiple applications while mail is largely a world to itself.


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