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Re: ical schema based on 1 test case: mtg.ics

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 21 Dec 2002 12:36:51 -0600
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: www-rdf-calendar@w3.org
Message-Id: <1040495811.32470.77.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Fri, 2002-12-20 at 23:28, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> On 20 Dec 2002, Dan Connolly wrote:
> >
> >Following from our discussion today about the new workspace
> >  http://www.w3.org/2002/12/cal/
> [snip]


> The Gregorian calendar was adopted at different times in
> different places.

OK, yes, the gregorian calendar sucks. But as they
say, it sucks less than everything else. That is: there's
an IETF RFC and a bunch of running code that groks
the gregorian calendar. The understanding shared
by the iCalendar spec readers/writers/implementors/users
is what I think we're modelling in

That schema is grounded in real data coming from
real tools, plus a little bit of checking that
it conforms to the spec.

Hmm... time for a dc:description, I suppose.

I'm sorta interested in other calendars, but
that's another subject; i.e. I'll change
the subject line before going into that stuff...

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Saturday, 21 December 2002 13:36:57 UTC

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