XEP-0292: vCard4 Over XMPP

Abstract:This document specifies an XMPP extension for use of the vCard4 XML format in XMPP systems, with the intent of obsoleting the vcard-temp format.
Authors:Peter Saint-Andre, Samantha Mizzi
Copyright:© 1999 – 2017 XMPP Standards Foundation. SEE LEGAL NOTICES.
Status:Deferred
Type:Standards Track
Version:0.10
Last Updated:2013-09-12

WARNING: This document has been automatically Deferred after 12 months of inactivity in its previous Experimental state. Implementation of the protocol described herein is not recommended for production systems. However, exploratory implementations are encouraged to resume the standards process.


Table of Contents


1. Introduction
2. Requirements
3. Reuse of vCard4
4. Self vCards
    4.1. IQ-Based Publication and Retrieval
       4.1.1. Retrieval
       4.1.2. Publication
    4.2. Event Notifications
       4.2.1. Location
       4.2.2. Subscribing to vCard Notifications
       4.2.3. Receiving a vCard Notification
5. Contact vCards
    5.1. Format
    5.2. Storage
6. vCards of Automated Entities
7. Determining Support
8. Security Considerations
9. IANA Considerations
10. XMPP Registrar Considerations
    10.1. Well-Known Service Discovery Nodes
11. Mapping from vcard-temp to vCard4