Re: [gDesklets] Calendar proposal ant others.

Alessandro Vincenzi wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 4:39 AM, Joe Sapp <sappj ieee org
> <mailto:sappj ieee org>> wrote:
>     <cut>
>     On holidays and recurrence rules (etc.) I believe my iCalendarEvent
>     Control
>     does a pretty decent job of parsing iCalendar files. �The especially
>     nice
>     thing about iCalendar files is you can specify a rule for each
>     holiday that is
>     effective every year (unless somebody important changes their mind),
>     so the
>     files don't have to be updated year-to-year. �There already exist
>     some of
>     these for programs like Mozilla Sunbird/Lightning I believe
>     ( for
>     example).
>     �Of course, this would add to gDesklets deps (nothing's ever easy ;))...
>     Thoughts? �If you wanted to try out the Control, WeeklyCalendar now
>     uses it.
>     --
>     Joe
> Nice!!
> but let me understand what you have in your hands. Is it a Control
> capable of parsing a .ics file? Where are the sources?

Yes - see the Controls section on  Make sure you check the

> Because I think it is the best stuff we can add to the calendar desklet.
> It would be great, for me, to be able to access an .ics file because (in
> read only mode) with that every user can see its personal set of events
> on the desklet.

I think what it lacks now, and what I hoped to implement soon, is (1) fetching
calendars over http (I haven't actually tried this out) and (2) WebDAV
support.  Getting (2) would get Google and Yahoo calendar support (at least),
but I've had trouble finding a suitable WebDAV client written in Python.


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