[Kolab-devel] distributionlists testing

Martin Konold martin.konold at erfrakon.de
Tue Jun 3 15:50:00 CEST 2008

Gunnar Wrobel wrote:


>>>>> The mimetype of this attachment will be
>>>>> "application/x-vnd.kolab.<type>" where type is the content type of the
>>>>> file.
>>>>> (http://kolab.org/doc/kolabformat-2.0rc7-html/x179.html)
>>>>> Looking at the Kontact source code on the other hand reveals that
>>>>> Kontact uses the same mime type :
>>>> If this is the case, we might also consider changing the kolab-format
>>>> spec as we will have quite a few objects of this type out there in the
>>>> wild.
>>> I strongly object to this way of dealing with implementation problems. If
>>> the standard is not broken but the implementations are broken then fix the
>>> implementations but not the standard.
>>> The former approach is the reason for too many problem in other areas like
>>> html where implementations finally defined the standards...
>>> So fix the implementations and use the version numbering schema for
>>> backwards compatibility.
>> this might be true in the general case, but we are looking at a specific case.
>> Do you know any implementation that is _not_ following the Kontact or Toltec
>> implementation? 
> Horde obviously but that is of course rather new and can be modified.
KONSEC Konnektor uses:

Content-Type: application/x-vnd.kolab.event; name=event.xml


-- martin

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