[standards-jig] Calendaring in Jabber

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu May 30 17:18:04 UTC 2002

Haven't seen much discussion of this topic, but I for one am interested.
What kind of coordination (if any) do we need to do with the iCal folks
and such?


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

On Thu, 16 May 2002, Jim Ray wrote:

> Sorry for the double post, but I thought that maybe some subrscribes to JDEV
> and not standards-jig would like to be involved.
> I have recently begun compiling the information necessary and writing a JEP
> on Calendaring in Jabber.  This is just a quick email to open the discussion
> before I find out that I'm totally in left field. 
> At present, what I have is based on the work being done by the Calendar and
> Scheduling IETF Workgroup[1]. Mostly focusing around the iCalendar RFC[2],
> xCal draft(iCalendar in XML)[3], iTIP RFC[4], CAP draft[5].  There is also a
> Guide to Internet Calendaring[6], written by members of the CalSch working
> group, that goes over the basics.
> Some of these docs are very long and tedious reading.  But I will be posting
> a brief primer on some of the lingo for calendaring soon.  I will also have
> a preliminary draft available very soon.  
> But the basics of what I am trying to accomplish is using xCal to be the
> user to user communications and a modification to CAP as the user to
> calendar store(server) communication.  The reasons behind modifying CAP are
> mostly due to CAP's use of BEEP as the transport layer.  Some of this will
> be more clear when I make the documents available soon.  
> If any one would like to be involved in the creation of this JEP, please
> send me an e-mail or reply to the list.  
> [1] http://www.ietf.org/html.charters/calsch-charter.html
> [2] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2445.txt
> [3] http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-calsch-many-xcal-01.txt
> [4] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2446.txt
> [5] http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-calsch-cap-07.txt
> [6]
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-calsch-inetcal-guide-02.txt
> Jim Ray
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