[tahoe-dev] Mac users: Publish your iCal calendars over Tahoe

Terrell Russell terrellrussell at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 12:17:57 UTC 2009

On 8/15/09 8:03 AM, Kevin Reid wrote:
> On Aug 15, 2009, at 3:33, David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Thu Jul 09 2009, Kevin Reid<kpreid-ee4meeAH724-AT-
>> public.gmane.org>  wrote:
>>> How to publish iCal calendars over Tahoe:
>> What are the implications of publishing calendars this way?  Can I
>> write
>> to these calendars from other machines, or is this strictly a one-way
>> push?
> The relationship between a local iCal calendar and a WebDAV resource
> is unidirectional: iCal will either read it ("subscribe") or write it
> ("publish") but not both. If you want 2-way or N-way sync, you'll have
> to write the infrastructure yourself and connect to iCal yourself
> through Sync Services.
> (Sync Services-based network sync is available to MobileMe customers
> among their own computers (or rather, the computers they're willing to
> leave their password on), but it's all-or-nothing; you get the exact
> same calendars on every desktop.)

Note that this is true only because Apple's implementation of the 
program iCal.app is programmed that way.

The spec does not say anything about this unidirectionality.  Other 
applications allow for read/write access just fine.

It would seem that if an iCal-spec-speaking application were to be given 
knowledge of a Tahoe capability and what to do with one, then publishing 
over Tahoe would work fine.

Yet another vote for a good Fuse implementation?


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