Import vcard 2.1 to address book

In some cases you might have a contact list that only can be exported in the vcard 2.1 version (*.vcf files). There are a lot of old programs, in my case it was an old android device.

I just noticed that Nextcloud is not able to import any of the contacts (no specific error was shown: Show more details about the failing reason of an import 路 Issue #990 路 nextcloud/contacts 路 GitHub), and after some investigation, I found out that you need at least version 3.0. There is an open feature request to do this conversion automatically:

I didn鈥檛 implement this feature, but I found a work-around. Somebody wrote a small script in python:

For the list of contacts that I had, I didn鈥檛 see any issues. It would be nice to have this integrated but until then, there is at least some kind of workaround.