GSoC 2012 Project Idea : vCard export/import

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at
Wed Apr 4 10:26:20 EDT 2012

On 4/4/12 6:18 AM, dario casalinuovo wrote:
> Hello,
> actually i'm a every day user of pidgin and i have partecipated the last
> GSoC working on Contacts and vCard for another organization. My idea was
> about writing a portable lib that allow to easily parse and write vcard
> files and then integrate it in pidgin as an import / export
> functionality. The idea of writing a lib from scrach, came around
> because the existing libs are not portable, libvcard requires Qt core,
> and ccard is only an outdated parser...the other alternatives have been
> written in other languages like java...
> What do you think? Is that a project which could be appreciated for a
> GSoC proposal?

While you're at it, support for vCard4 would be great. See RFC 6350, RFC
6351, and (for XMPP) XEP-0292.


Peter Saint-Andre

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