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Re: Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 11:55:03 +0000 (GMT)
To: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
cc: www-rdf-calendar@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.61.0412151154140.21951@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>


interesting. I look forward to all the problems being solved then :)

Doesn't seem to be related to 
http://lists.osafoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/ietf-calsify

Libby

On Wed, 15 Dec 2004, Danny Ayers wrote:

>
> Material pasted below from Robin Cover's newsletter.
>
> Any rdf-calendar folks involved? If not, why not?(!)
>
> ---
> Group Seeks Calendar, Scheduling App Interoperability. The New
> Consortium Hopes to Solve the Problems Within Five Years.
> Todd R. Weiss, Computerworld
>
> The new Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium unveiled plans to
> standardize calendaring and scheduling applications to solve some of
> the frustrations faced by computer users. The biggest problem cited by
> the group: The multiple proprietary formats used by various software
> vendors make it difficult for users to share calendars and related
> information with people outside their companies. Members of the
> consortium include Duke University, MIT, Stanford University, the
> University of Washington, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the
> University of California, Berkeley. The group also includes NASA's Jet
> Propulsion Laboratory, the Mozilla Foundation, the Open Source
> Application Foundation and IT vendors Oracle Corp., Novell Inc.,
> Meeting Maker Inc., Symbian Ltd. and Yahoo Inc. To encourage
> interoperability, the group wants to create core specifications and
> remove ambiguities between the products. The group envisions a three-
> to five-year life span to accomplish its goals, which will build on
> work being done by the Internet Engineering Task Force.
>
> http://www.computerworld.com/softwaretopics/software/groupware/story/0,10801,98274,00.html
> See also the announcement: http://xml.coverpages.org/calconnectLaunch.html
>
>
> -- 
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> http://dannyayers.com
>
>
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