[Kolab-devel] base64 encoding

Christian Mollekopf mollekopf at kolabsys.com
Tue Feb 19 11:17:58 CET 2013

On Friday 15 February 2013 11.35:37 Mihai Badici wrote:
> When testing synkolab I encountered an issue we discussed in a previous
> thread.
> In fact, contacts modified in thunderbird are transfered in kolab v3 format
> but base 64 encoded:
> --Boundary-00=EE071EE390D7733C
> Content-Type: application/vcard+xml;
>  name="kolab.xml"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
> Content-Disposition: attachment;
>  filename="kolab.xml"
> There are not decrypted nor in roundcube or kontact;
> So the question is: base64  can be considered as valid encoding for kolab
> objects?

That is currently not supported, see 

We may improve that though if there are good reasons to use base64 over 


Christian Mollekopf
Software Engineer

Kolab Systems AG
Zürich, Switzerland

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