April 2009

Revision to iCalendar (rfc2445bis) approved as Proposed Standard by IESG

The IESG has just announced that the revised draft of RFC 2445, Internet Calendaring and Scheduling Core Object Specification (iCalendar) (currently called rfc2445bis) has been approved as a Proposed Standard. CalConnect has for some time been providing input and errata to the IETF CALSIFY working group to support this revision. CalConnect congratulates the CALSIFY working group, Bernard Desruisseaux, the editor of the revision, and everyone who worked to bring this revision to completion and publication.

Member News – Calendaring at Duke University

During the past year, calendaring has taken hold on the campus at Duke University, with the launch of its institutional events calendar, Events@Duke (calendar.duke.edu), last July and the launch of a student calendar, buzz (buzz.duke.edu), this past January. To get an idea of the types of things they’re doing, the following are stories about their calendaring efforts.

Member News Announcements

The CalConnect Blog will be publishing short announcements from our members about significant news and events in the calendaring space. This may include but will not be limited to product announcements, and the intent is to try and provide a useful feed for calendaring-related information to interested parties. These posts will consist of short summaries and links to actual documents, press releases, blogs, and so forth.