Re: [gDesklets] Calendar help

Okay, I checked it in.  Put it through some difficult calendars :)
Let me know off-list if you find issues.


On 01/28/2012 09:55 AM, Ronny Lorenz wrote:
> Cool!
> I pinpointed that error to the control itself...
> Somehow it seems that it gets confused by all the settings for recurring
> events...
> I replaced general.ics with a private calendar file from my server which has
> first not so many events and second not that complicated recurrences in it.
> This made it working as expected...
> When I tried removing events from general.ics to see which of them might be
> the cause of the "year out of range" error, I created a .ics file that
> seemed to be running fine. Unfortunately, when I reloaded the display, the
> error occured again. This time when preparing a totally different event that
> worked before... :? (I added some print commands in the control to see which
> event was the last to be accessed before the runtime error)
> Thanks in advance for for checking in the control (you can also send it to
> me via email if you dont wish to commit your changes to launchpad yet)
> Then I'll see how it works on my system and maybe I can contribute a bit
> making this the best calendar display ever ;)
> greetz
> Ronny
> On 01/28/2012 02:34 PM, Joe Sapp wrote:
>> Hi Ronny,
>> I thought you should just need the latest available of each.  I forget why
>> the Control throws that any case, I've removed the error in the
>> latest version I have on my computer.  Tell you what: since you're
>> interested, I'll see if I can get the Control checked in to the
>> desklets-basic repository today.  I'll let you know so you can test it out :)
>> Joe
>> On 01/28/2012 08:45 AM, Ronny Lorenz wrote:
>>> Hi Joe,
>>> I have some difficulties using your calendar display...
>>> When it is loaded, it complains about the following:
>>> year is out of range
>>> /home/ronny/.gdesklets/Displays/Calendar/Calendar.display
>>>    107     if (key == "ShowEvents"):
>>>    108         Prefs.EventsEnumeration.enabled   = value
>>>    109         if (not value):
>>>    110             ical.uri = None
>>>    111         else:
>>>> 112             ical.uri = path + EventSetChoosed
>>>    113         Prefs.EventColor.enabled          = value
>>>    114         Prefs.EventInfoLabelColor.enabled = value
>>>    115         Prefs.EventInfoLabelFont.enabled  = value
>>>    116
>>>    117     #
>>>    118     # Reaction to change in selected events list
>>> and then refuses to scroll through the months via mouse scroll wheel (this
>>> worked in an older version)
>>> I got the display from launchpad (gdesklets-basic) and the control from the
>>> homepage...
>>> Do I need any different modified version of either the control or the
>>> display to get it working again?
>>> greetings
>>> Ronny
>>> On 01/27/2012 02:44 AM, Joe Sapp wrote:
>>>> Hi Ronny,
>>>> I have made the changes necessary to integrate Calendar with iCalendarEvent
>>>> and have checked those into to the "Basic desklets" bazaar branch.  I hope
>>>> within the next week I will get iCE checked in as well.  The last few
>>>> months
>>>> have been, uh, unusually busy. :)  Then maybe I can fix the latest open bug
>>>> and we can push out a release!
>>>> The good news is that you could start using it right away if you have the
>>>> Control installed already.  More good news: the latest version supports
>>>> CalDAV (I specifically tested it with Google Calendar).  I don't recall if
>>>> writing to calendars is supported completely...I think it's just writing
>>>> recurring events that isn't implemented (if you want to create a bi-weekly
>>>> event on Tuesdays and Thursdays, you really should use a full calendar
>>>> program to make it).
>>>> Finally, I've only converted most of the "general" events.  Mainly
>>>> because I
>>>> can read them and they're implementable in the Gregorian calendar.
>>>> Joe
>>>> On 01/26/2012 07:24 AM, Ronny Lorenz wrote:
>>>>> Hi Joe,
>>>>> in the last days I also wondered about converting the nice Calender
>>>>> display
>>>>> to be capable of doing a lot more.
>>>>> Do I understand it right that you first want to convert the already
>>>>> builtin
>>>>> events into iCal format such that those
>>>>> events may be used by other programs as well? Or that other programs which
>>>>> are able to produce iCal format
>>>>> can be used to create the event list for the Calendar display?
>>>>> Because I was thinking at least one step ahead ;)
>>>>> I thought it would be quite cool to either use the already existing
>>>>> iCalenderEvent control or to program a new
>>>>> control capable of communicating via CalDAV with any calendar server.
>>>>> (even
>>>>> if it first just means to make
>>>>> external calendars readonly)
>>>>> This would enable the display to subscribe to multiple calendar sources
>>>>> (e.g. google calendar or any private
>>>>> calendar server). In my opinion and also for my purposes this should be
>>>>> somehow thought of (I already have an
>>>>> own calendar server that helps me synchronize my smartphone with my
>>>>> desktop
>>>>> at work and at home...)
>>>>> Are you also interested in features like this?
>>>>> greetz
>>>>> Ronny
>>>>> On 10/24/2011 03:25 AM, Joe Sapp wrote:
>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>> I'm trying to convert the Calendar desklet (included in the gD
>>>>>> distribution)
>>>>>> into something more manageable, which means using the iCalendar (just RFC
>>>>>> 2445 [1]) format.  I'm looking for some volunteers to put together
>>>>>> calendars
>>>>>> with at least the basic, yearly recurring events found in events.script.
>>>>>> Don't worry about the "general" events list, I'm almost finished with it.
>>>>>> If it's more complicated than "every year on January 1" and you don't
>>>>>> want
>>>>>> to dig into the RFC, just skip it and I'll try to get around to it.  I
>>>>>> just
>>>>>> need some help getting started.  I don't care if you use Mozilla
>>>>>> Lightning/Sunbird, Outlook, Google Calendar, vi...just as long as it's
>>>>>> compliant with the RFC.
>>>>>> Let me know if you can help.  Thanks.
>>>>>> -- 
>>>>>> Joe
>>>>>> [1]
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