Quoting kevin lyda (kevin+dated+1109000411.c84380 at ie.suberic.net):
> ok, so it would be nice to have a calendar that we could all share
> within our company. i can see other uses as well.
>> first though, a nice little rant about calendaring that at the end
> announces hula, which is a calendaring, email, address book, anti-virus,
> blah, blah, balh thingy (uh, no).
I love that piece.
> so. i hunted around and read about ical. it's a (gasp) standard for
> calendars and how to share them.
Well, technically iCAL is just a file format. You need something else
to distribute them and to share them.
For limited purposes (Web-displaying multiple overlapped iCAL files),
I've found PHP iCalendar to be pretty good. My wife and I maintain
our various iCAL files on other boxen -- she using Apple iCal on OSX, me
using Mozilla Calendar on Linux -- and we WebDAV or scp them up to a
place on my Web server where PHP iCalendar then makes them available.
Things like free/busy negotiation and lots of other desirable scheduling
features aren't provided for, but it's half a loaf.
> has anyone here used ical in a mixed platform environment? linux and
> windows specifically, but it might be nice to help other folks.
Well, our mixed enviroment is multiple Unix implmentations. What else
is there? ;->
Stuff about Linux scheduling software:
"Scheduling" on http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Apps/
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