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Re: doodle (Re: Scheduling calendaring coordination call.)

From: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 12:12:42 -0400
To: Rich Tibbett <richt@opera.com>
cc: Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>, Rich Tibbett <rich.tibbett@gmail.com>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, W3C Device APIs and Policy WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <AAF17E88E2EB4FC623FD1796@caldav.corp.apple.com>
Hi Rich,

--On September 10, 2010 3:00:59 PM +0200 Rich Tibbett <richt@opera.com> 

>  > As I noted before, the main disadvantage of using an RDATE list as
>  > opposed to an RRULE is that the "pattern" of the recurrence is lost.
>  > i.e. a list of dates does not obviously convey the meaning of "every
>  > Monday at 10 am". That makes it hard to adjust the event in the case
>  > where changes are needed.
> Right. Any further proposals from members of the group around RRULE would
> be most appreciated. At this stage we have a proposal to support
> non-Gregorian calendars only based on RDATE which should probably be
> considered as an interim but workable solution.

The Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium is having a face-to-face meeting 
early next month at the IBM campus in Littleton, MA, USA 
(<http://www.calconnect.org/calconnect19.shtml>). That would be a good 
place to have current iCalendar "experts" discuss any proposal (I will be 
there and would certainly like to report on our discussions here).

Cyrus Daboo
Received on Friday, 10 September 2010 16:13:19 UTC

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