[microformats-discuss] Repeating cal events?
ryan at technorati.com
Mon Aug 1 10:40:31 PDT 2005
On Aug 1, 2005, at 9:32 AM, Tantek Çelik wrote:
> On 8/1/05 3:02 AM, "Brian Suda" <brian.suda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> X2V currently does NOT support rrule because i think it
>> was dropped from the ICAL BASIC spec.
> And the reason it is currently being dropped from iCal-BASIC is
> because the
> bigger problem with RRULE is that *clients* (calendar user agents)
> do not
> support it very well.
> E.g. iCal.app has NO support for RRULE AFAIK.
I just exported an iCal file from iCal.app which includes this:
This was an event which was created in iCal.app, so it appears
there's at least some support.
> I've tested it with several
> samples, and it ignores the repeated instances (only shows first
> from dtstart/duration). I could not find any way in the UI to
> create a
> repeating event.
Really? I do this all the time.
> Ernie, you originally asked about how to represent repeating events in
> hCalendar, have you had any success with doing so in iCal.app?
> Complete RRULE and RDATE support per RFC2445 would be a great thing
> to see
> in iCal.app. And maybe with Mozilla Sunbird, we can get two
> implementations before iCal-BASIC makes it to RFC.
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