CalConnect held a timezone workshop on February 5th 2019, in conjunction with its meeting in Zurich. This workshop was initiated to discuss the EU's proposal allowing member states the option to select permanently remain on either "Standard Time" or "Summer Time", addressing issues of governance and challenges of technical implementation. Workshop attendees represented a number of major vendors and the IANA tz database.
News & Highlights
I am very pleased to announce that CalConnect is now officially listed as an international standards body by the World Trade Organization: https://tbtcode.iso.org/sites/wto-tbt/contents/json/185.html. The document describing our alignment with WTO principles may be found here: https://standards.calconnect.org/csd/cc-10100.html.
TC-CALSPAM, the CalConnect Calendar Spam Technical Committee, is happy to announce that it has released its Best Current Practices Report [Calendar operator practices — Guidelines to protect against calendar abuse (CC/R 18003:2019)] to publication today. The document may be found on our document register or directly at https://standards.calconnect.org/csd/cc-18003.html.
The CalConnect XLIV web page is located at http://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xliv-february-4-8-2019 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, schedule, etc. The page also offers preliminary information about an Open Codefest on Monday 4 February and a Public