Thunderbird addressbook doesn't properly register as being able to handle vcards

NEW
Unassigned

Status

Thunderbird
Address Book
11 years ago
7 years ago

People

(Reporter: John Proionti, Unassigned)

Tracking

(Depends on: 1 bug)

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Description

11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.8.1.3) Gecko/20070309 Firefox/2.0.0.3
Build Identifier: Thunderbird 1.5.0.10

At the "Internet Options" of Internet Explorer, tab "Programs", I see that Thunderbird's address book doesn't appear at the "Contact List" selection box. I only get Microsoft's "Address Book" there.

This is a problem when trying to add vcards to Thunderbird's Address Book

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install the "Operator" plugin for firefox
2. Visit a page with an hCard, such as http://www.microformats.org/
3. Use the plugin's toolbar to add that hCard to your address book 
Actual Results:  
The addressbook of Outlook Express opens

Expected Results:  
The address book of Thunderbird should open

Comment 1

11 years ago
Dupe of bug 79709... ?
(Reporter)

Comment 2

11 years ago
Almost, but not exactly - bug 79709 doesn't mention that Thunderbird's Address Book is missing from the "Internet Options" of Internet Explorer.

Comment 3

11 years ago
Given that Thunderbird's address book does not properly support the 3.0 vCard format (as per bug 29106), I guess there are still some issues to be resolved before correctly coping with this bug.

Per the bug's title, the issue also applies to Mac OS X 10.4, since dragging a .vfc file to Thunderbird doesn't open it and prompt to add the vcard(s) to Thunderbird's address book. I imagine the issue with the Operator add-on for Firefox also applies.

Updated

10 years ago
Assignee: mscott → nobody

Updated

7 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Depends on: 29106
Ever confirmed: true
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