Re: Proper Web Calendar [Was: GNOME 2.7/2.8 Proposed Schedule]

On Sun, 2004-04-25 at 17:45 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Tuomas Kuosmanen">
> > On Sat, 2004-04-24 at 13:56 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > >  [2] webcal://
> > 
> > Would it be useful to have a always-constant-url webcalendar? 
> > 
> > So that one could add it to Evolution once and it would always be on the
> > same url and be updated to whatever is happening in the release and
> > conference lands. Or whatever else people find important. "All Things
> > Gnome" -webcal would rule.
> > 
> > Just my thoughts - I love the webcal stuff, someone writes stuff down
> > once, and it shows up on everyones calendar without extra effort. Yum.
> Not right at the moment, because to do it properly, you have to write the
> ics file yourself (Evolution loves timezones too much, and rightly so).

I'm not sure what you mean by this - you seem to be saying evolution is
doing the right thing but you don't want to use it?  Note that the
various calendars spit out by iCal for instance are broken because they
use an Olsen time zone name (which is also not uniquely specified) and
then don't include the time zone information.

JP Rosevear <jpr ximian com>
Novell, Inc.

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