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Address Book (vCard)

Address books store contact information using the vCard format.

The vCard format has different versions, and vCards of all versions can be stored in this type, but the recommended version is 4.0.


Collection type: etebase.vcard

This is the type indicating it's a vCard collection.


name: string

The user visible name of the address book.

description: string (optional)

The user visible description of the address book.

mtime: milliseconds since epoch

When was this collection last modified.



type: leave empty

If the type is empty, it indicates a vCard item. New types may be added in the future.

name: the UID of the vCard item

This is exactly the same as the UID inside the vCard itself, and is used for quick lookup.

mtime: milliseconds since epoch

When was this item last modified. Useful for sorting based on modification time.


The content of the item is the vCard itself and nothing else.