Kolab XML Format: The xCal/xCard based approach

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Fri Dec 2 15:38:39 CET 2011

Am Wednesday, 23. November 2011 15:14:37 schrieb Christian Mollekopf:
> Note that we can still extend the format almost arbitrarily with the
> extension mechanisms of xCal/xCard (so called "x- properties"). IMO there
> is little value in our own format, because there is no client which would
> support kolab specific values. So we can just selectively add values to the
> kolab format which are already existing in iCal => the kolab format is
> essentially already a subset of iCal/vCard (respectively their XML
> representation).

No it isn't. The problem is that the difference are so subtle to many people 
that they will overlook them and implement problems. Using your own format is 
a stop-gap against this measure.

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