[Standards] [XEP-0097] reviving iCal in XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Sep 9 15:01:31 UTC 2016


On 9/9/16 8:15 AM, Goffi wrote:
> Le vendredi 9 septembre 2016, 09:00:48 CEST Sam Whited a écrit :
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>> On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 4:18 AM, Goffi <goffi at goffi.org> wrote:
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>> > but the bad side is that it is not XML, so a client would
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>> > need a specific parser (the basic information are not difficult to parse
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>> > though).
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>> I'm unsure of the state of this, but it may be worth a look:
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>> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6321
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>> (although it's probably easier to use normal iCal format because many
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>> libraries already exist to prase it)
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>> —Sam
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> Oh thanks, didn't knew about it, it may make more sense in XMPP context.
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> So I'm not sure now which version suit the best, I actually think
> standardised XML version make more sense.
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> If we go this way would it be better to do a new XEP and deprecate the
> former one or to update the XEP-0097? I think a new one would actually
> be better.

Yes, I think that would be the right path.

Peter



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