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Some tools working with the Calendar stuff

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 05:48:46 -0500 (EST)
To: www-rdf-calendar@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0403030525410.27793@homer.w3.org>

Hi folks,

People who have worked on W3C groups in IRC might know RRSAgent [1], a bot
that logs IRC and has a function to record action items.

I have been working on some tools [2] to convert these to iCal todo items - I
use cwm, and have a couple of shell scripts that help with the work.

I can collect the things that RRSAGent stores (some of them are public [3,4]
- I have documented a bit and will add more examples to play with), and
convert them to the RDFiCal schema. I put in a hack to ensure that it adds a
DTSTART - this is supposedly optional, but Apple's iCal needed it before it
would accept my todo. I don't think that's a big deal from my perspective.

The stuff I have done relies on cwm to work, and having a unix-type shell
helps. But it's RDF - feel free to play in other tools and say "hey, you
didn't model FOO nicely. The documentation is a bit messy, and comments or
criticisms are welcome.

[1] http://www.w3.org/2002/03/RRSAgent - RRSAgent instructions (including how
      to tell it to record action items)
[2] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/200401/actions is where the stuff is.
[3] http://www.w3.org/2004/01/29-webont-actions.rdf - Random example of
      public action items to look at
[4] http://www.w3.org/2004/02/26-simile-actions.rdf - Another example



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