Sun Microsystems has committed to providing CalDAV support for the Symbian OS, thus providing direct support for CalDAV servers on mobile devices running the Symbian OS. See http://developer.symbian.org/wiki/index.php/CalDav.
Mozilla Messaging wants to help ensure that current users of the Lightning calendaring extension for Thunderbird 2 will be able to migrate to a new (pre-1.0) version that works well with Thunderbird 3.0.
Mozilla is looking for a “hacker” (contractor) with strong open-source engineering and project management background to help make that happen. See Mozilla Seeks Lightning Hacker.
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.
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.