[Tagging] phone vs contact:phone

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Mon Aug 26 15:24:47 UTC 2019

I've yet to see an argument for collecting all under the 'contact:*' tag 
that bears scrutiny .

The "group them without having to keep a hardcoded list" falls down as 
they have to be split into separate variables to make sense of them.


On 25/08/2019 20:48, marc marc wrote:
> Le 25.08.19 à 16:55, Martin Koppenhoefer a écrit :
>> What about deprecating the contact: prefix, at least for phone?
> not "AT LEAST FOR" that's the main issue !
> having some contact with contact: prefix and some other without
> is a very bad idea.
> we need to switch all contact to key with contact: prefix
> (pro : a datauser is able to group them without havng to keep
> a hardcoded list of all key (phone, fax, email, web, social network )
> and update to list everytime one user add a new contact)
> OR
> we need to forget this idea of grouping all contacts
> (ironic pro : we tag for the database, not to have easy to use data)
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