Can Python fix vcard files?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Wed Oct 15 06:40:14 CEST 2008


In message
<1ddce4a8-e11c-4b06-9859-32d69407e1ac at r66g2000hsg.googlegroups.com>, Paul
Boddie wrote:

> The vCard specification (RFC 2426 [1]) refers to RFC 2425 [2], which
> says this in section 5.8.1:
> 
>   A logical line MAY be continued on the next physical line anywhere
>   between two characters by inserting a CRLF immediately followed by a
>   single white space character (space, ASCII decimal 32, or horizontal
>   tab, ASCII decimal 9).
> 
> I didn't find anything which forbids splitting quoted-printable
> character values in these specifications.

What adds to the confusion is that quoted-printable has its own convention
for soft-wrapping long lines, using an equals sign followed by a newline.



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