show-time-as and out-of-office in v3

Christian Mollekopf mollekopf at
Wed Jun 20 11:45:21 CEST 2012


I looks like we finally do need the out-of-office feature.

In kolabv2 we had show-time-as with the values free, tentative, busy, or 
outofoffice. Which was a mix of the TRANSPARENCY setting with some others.

In the v3 I propose the following:
* TRANSPARENCY to control if an event shows up in f/b (already done)
* STATUS for tentative etc. (already done)
* introduce boolead x-out-of-office to LOCATION, to annotate that we're out of 

For the out-of-office to become actually useful, as it is a kolab-specific 
feature, we also need to include it in the generated f/b list, for which I 
propose to use the FBTYPE "X-BUSY-OUTOFOFFICE" (which will be interpreted by 
clients not understanding it as BUSY).

So the only kolab-specific thing is the outofoffice, which I think makes more 
sense to store as location annotation than a show-time-as (given that the rest 
is already covered). The X-BUSY-OUTOFOFFICE might be misusing the FBTYPE 
slightly as it is not directly related to scheduling, but it's IMO clean 
enough (the other option would be an x-property).

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