CalConnect welcomes Thunderbird, developer of the Thunderbird mail and calendar client. The Thunderbird project is now operating from MZLA Technologies Corporation in Mountain View, California, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation: https://blog.thunderbird.net/2020/01/thunderbirds-new-home/
The CalConnect XLVI web page is located at https://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xlvi-october-7-11-2019 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, and meeting venue. The CalConnect Conference itself will be four days, Monday-Thursday, October 7-10, 2019. Friday October 11 will be a joint work and testing day for those who wish to stay through Friday.
The CalConnect XLV web page is located at http://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xlv-june-3-7-2019 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, schedule, etc. The CalConnect conference is Monday-Thursday, June 3-6. Friday June 7 will be a offsite working day for anyone registered for the conference who wishes to stay on.
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
The European Commission has proposed to discontinue daylight saving time (DST), effective October 2019. Several governments and organizations have since expressed concerns about such a tight timeline for the far-reaching change. CalConnect shares these concerns and recommends the European Commission extend the timelines stated in the proposal.
The CalConnect XLII web page is located at https://www.calconnect.org/events/.calconnect-xlii-june-04-08-2018 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, etc.
The CalConnect XLI web page is located at https://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xli-winter-2018 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, etc.
The meeting venue is at 700 First Avenue, Building E, Sunnyvale, California 94089 (note: the building is likely to still have the “Yahoo” sign). There is free parking available.
The CalConnect XL web page is located at https://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xl-september-25-29-2017 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, international travel information, etc.
This was our fourth event in the Seattle area over the last 12+ years, but the first one in downtown Seattle, hosted by Tandem. In many ways this was a “level-set” meeting where we reviewed progress in a variety of new and ongoing areas; in particular were reports on the progress of the vCard enhancements TC-VCARD is working on, in conjunction with ISO TC-211, and the extensions of the new JSON-based data model for iCalendar data to include VTODOs and contacts.