vCard RFC 2426

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[http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2426.txt RFC&nbsp;2426], "vCard MIME Directory Profile", commonly referred to as vCard, forms the basis of the [[hcard|hCard]] microformat.
[http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2426.txt RFC&nbsp;2426], "vCard MIME Directory Profile", commonly referred to as vCard, forms the basis of the [[hcard|hCard]] microformat.
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or directly to http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2426.txt.
or directly to http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2426.txt.
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== vCard 4 ==
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Note that vCard 4 is now an RFC: {{RFC6350}}.
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See [[vcard4|vCard 4]] for more and how to send feedback.
== alternate references ==
== alternate references ==
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** violations of [[principles]], in particular [[naming-principles]]
** violations of [[principles]], in particular [[naming-principles]]
*** needless renaming / creation of new terms. e.g. "Other" for additional-name, "Extadd" for extended-address, "Pcode" for postal-code, "Orgname" for organization-name. See "3.4 Structured Properties" section for more.
*** needless renaming / creation of new terms. e.g. "Other" for additional-name, "Extadd" for extended-address, "Pcode" for postal-code, "Orgname" for organization-name. See "3.4 Structured Properties" section for more.
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* 2000? [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms535130(VS.85).aspx Microsoft VCARD_NAME schema for AutoComplete functionality] (date based on estimate of release date of implementation in Internet Explorer for Windows).
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* 2000? [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms535130(VS.85).aspx Microsoft VCARD_NAME schema for AutoComplete functionality] (date based on estimate of release date of implementation in Internet Explorer for Windows). additional documentation:
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** http://www.geocities.com/technofundo/tech/web/ie_autocomplete.html
== see also ==
== see also ==
* [[vcard-errata|vCard errata]]
* [[vcard-errata|vCard errata]]
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* [[vcard-suggestions]]
* [[vcard-implementations|vCard implementations]]
* [[vcard-implementations|vCard implementations]]
* [[hcard|hCard]]
* [[hcard|hCard]]

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RFC 2426, "vCard MIME Directory Profile", commonly referred to as vCard, forms the basis of the hCard microformat.

When normatively referencing RFC 2426 on this wiki, either do so by linking to this page with

{{RFC2426}}

or directly to http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2426.txt.

Contents

vCard 4

Note that vCard 4 is now an RFC: RFC6350.

See vCard 4 for more and how to send feedback.

alternate references

Avoid linking to the informative HTML translation of rfc2426.txt, which you must explicitly do by avoiding simply using the string RFC 2426 in your text, as MediaWiki appears to auto-hyperlink it to the HTML translation thus: RFC 2426.

other variants

In addition to the 1:1 mapping of vCard properties and values into semantic class names to form hCard, there have been a few other attempts to provide alternative variants/schemas to vCard. From most recent to oldest:

see also

vCard RFC 2426 was last modified: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

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