[ngw] problem importing vcard sent from IOS

Jeffrey D. Sessler jeff at scrippscollege.edu
Thu Jun 4 21:43:10 UTC 2015

As a standard, I believe v3.0 has been around since 1998/1999, and v4.0 
since at least 2011. I don’t think the formats are interchangeable, so the 
client would need to know about every version.

I did a quick check and both Gmail and Outlook Mac (v15) produce v3.0 
format v-card.


On 6/4/15, 8:04 PM, "Ken Etter" <kle at msktd.com> wrote:

>The iOS vcard is v3.0.  GroupWise produces v2.1.  Looking at the format, 
>the name, org, and title are the same in both versions - which explains 
>why those were imported by GroupWise.  Everything else is formatted 
>differently.  I wonder when GroupWise will support vcard v3.0.  Anyone 
>know when this is coming?
>>>> Laura Buckley <laurabuckley2000 at gmail.com> 6/4/2015 3:56 PM >>>
>Hi Ken,
>Is it not that the newer iOS versions are using newer versions of the 
>standard?  Just throwing it out there.
>On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 9:34 PM, Ken Etter <kle at msktd.com> wrote:
>> User emails vcard from IOS mail app to their GroupWise account and then
>> tries to import it into their GroupWise address book.  All that imports 
>> the name and title.  But the information is all in the vcard if you 
>>open it
>> with a text editor.  GroupWise Client 14.0.1 Build 119607.  Anyone 
>>heard of
>> this?  Or should I open an SR?
>> Ken
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