If vcf file has some specific characters you cannot import contact from it

asked 2013-12-24 21:55:59 +0300

fk_lx gravatar image

updated 2013-12-30 00:37:28 +0300

MattVogt gravatar image

When I try to import a contact from vcf file that has " (%22) in filename it doesn't import the contact.

How to reproduce?

For example send through Bluetooth to your Jolla vcf file that has " (%22) in filename. Then select this vcf file from transfers page - nothing happens (normally you would get import page from People app)

Version: Sailfish

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It appears that DQUOTE is a legal char in name value fields, unless I've missed something: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2426.txt

MattVogt ( 2013-12-26 01:10:05 +0300 )edit

@MattVogt: I've meant filename not name value in contact

fk_lx ( 2013-12-26 01:13:02 +0300 )edit

@fk_lx: thanks for the clarification, I read that incorrectly :)

MattVogt ( 2013-12-26 01:16:33 +0300 )edit

That s also a problem when syncing from n9

Khertan ( 2013-12-28 21:18:34 +0300 )edit

@fk_lx - I've just tried and failed to reproduce this problem, using version and a file named "blah".vcf.

I created this file on the device with vim - how did you come across the problem?

MattVogt ( 2013-12-30 00:39:28 +0300 )edit