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Addressbook

NB: this currently mainly describes how Solid OS stores data on a Solid Pod.

You can create an addressbook containing persons and groups, by adding triples to RDF documents on your pod. To create an addressbook, create a document for it, e.g., /address-book/index.ttl, and add the following triples to that document:

</address-book/index.ttl#this> a         vcard:AddressBook .
</address-book/index.ttl#this> dc:title  "New address Book" .
</address-book/index.ttl#this> acl:owner </profile/card#me> .

You can create separate documents for the people index and for the groups index, as long as you link to those from the main /address-book/index.ttl document in the following ways:

</address-book/index.ttl#this> vcard:nameEmailIndex </address-book/peopleIndex.ttl> .
</address-book/index.ttl#this> vcard:groupIndex     </address-book/groupIndex.ttl> .

To indicate that a person /johnDoe.ttl with full name “John Doe” is in addressbook /address-book/index.ttl, add the following triples:

</johnDoe.ttl#this> vcard:inAddressBook </address-book/index.ttl#this> . # (NB: needs to be in /address-book/peopleIndex.ttl)
</johnDoe.ttl#this> a                   vcard:Individual .
</johnDoe.ttl#this> vcard:fn            "John Doe" .

To indicate that addressbook /address-book/index.ttl has a group called “Colleagues”, add the following triples:

</address-book/index.ttl#this>      vcard:includesGroup </address-book/colleagues.ttl#this> . # (NB: needs to be in /address-book/groupIndex.ttl)
</address-book/colleagues.ttl#this> a                   vcard:Group .
</address-book/colleagues.ttl#this> vcard:fn            "Colleagues" .

To indicate that johnDoe.ttl#this has a certain WebId’s, Solid OS uses:

</johnDoe.ttl#this>
  vcard:url [ a vcard:WebID ; vcard:value <https://johndoe.com/#me> ] ;
  vcard:url [ a vcard:WebID ; vcard:value <https://johndoe.org/#me> ] .

To deal with contacts whose WebID changes, add the new one, then remove the old one. Just like how you would deal with a contact who gets a new phone number, basically.