[uf-discuss] Re: To-do items?

Ryan King ryan at theryanking.com
Sun Feb 24 13:13:00 PST 2008

On Feb 24, 2008, at 9:46 AM, Toby A Inkster wrote:
> Mark Ng wrote:
>> So far as I understand it (though I'm very far from an authority on  
>> this
>> subject, and haven't actually seen an implementation of this) -
>> hCalendar is a one-to-one mapping of iCalendar (RFC 2445).  iCalendar
>> allows for VTODO entries.
>> http://microformats.org/wiki/hcalendar-examples#4.6.2_To- 
>> do_Component in
>> the wiki does actually mention this usage, but has (ironically) a  
>> where the implementation is.
> The hcalendar spec itself seems to suggest that "vcalendar" and  
> "vevent"
> are the only possible root class names and doesn't make any  
> reference to
> VTODO, VFREEBUSY, etc. They are not included on the cheatsheet either.
> However in the introduction it does claim to be a 1:1 representation  
> of
> iCalendar in HTML. I suppose that this apparent contradiction can be
> resolved if we assume that VTODO and other iCalendar components may be
> used, but must not be employed as root class names. (a "vevent"  
> class can
> be used outside a "vcalendar" class, and this implies that the page  
> itself
> is a VCALENDAR.)

It can be resolved by saying that no one has gotten around to  
specifying how the other iCalendar objects would work in hCalendar.


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