Bug 36714 - ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Event.TYPE_BIRTHDAY is missing
Summary: ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Event.TYPE_BIRTHDAY is missing
Status: RESOLVED FEATURE
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Bindings ()
Version: 6.0.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Lowest normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Atsushi Eno
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2015-12-08 15:10 UTC by John Miller [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-09-21 10:42 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Tags: XATriaged
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description John Miller [MSFT] 2015-12-08 15:10:33 UTC
ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Event.TYPE_BIRTHDAY seems to be missing from the API. 

See: http://developer.android.com/reference/android/provider/ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Event.html#TYPE_BIRTHDAY

Workaround: Use the value "3".
Comment 1 Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2016-02-23 19:33:11 UTC
I believe those values are mapped into the `Android.Provider.EventDataKind` enumeration.


## Excerpt from https://developer.xamarin.com/api/type/Android.Provider.ContactsContract+CommonDataKinds+Event/

> You can use all columns defined for ContactsContract+Data as well as
> the following aliases.

> - ContactsContract+CommonDataKinds+BaseTypes.TypeCustom. Put the
>   actual type in ContactsContract+CommonDataKinds+CommonColumns.Label.
> - EventDataKind.Anniversary
> - EventDataKind.Other
> - EventDataKind.Birthday
Comment 2 dean.ellis 2016-09-21 10:42:57 UTC
Looking at the bindings it does look like this has been remapped to EventDataKind (which has the value of 3). 
Closing this as a "feature". please reopen if you think this is incorrect.