Event Publishing Extensions to Icalendar
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Network Working Group                                        M. Douglass
Internet-Draft                                                       RPI
Intended status: Standards Track                        October 19, 2012
Expires: April 22, 2013

                Event Publishing Extensions to Icalendar
                  draft-douglass-calendar-extension-01

Abstract

   This specification introduces a number of new iCalendar properties
   which are of particular use for event publishers and in social
   networking.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1.  Conventions Used in This Document  . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  Typed References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.  Use Cases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     3.1.  Piano Concert Performance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     3.2.  Itineraries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   4.  New Property Parameters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     4.1.  Hash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     4.2.  Id . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     4.3.  Idref  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     4.4.  Loctype  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     4.5.  Parttype . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.6.  Restype  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.7.  Order  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     4.8.  Title  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
   5.  New Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     5.1.  Participant  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     5.2.  Styled-Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     5.3.  Structured-Location  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     5.4.  Structured-Resource  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
   6.  Participant Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   7.  Extended examples  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     7.1.  Example 1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   8.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   9.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     9.1.  Property Registrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     9.2.  Parameter Registrations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
     9.3.  Participant Type Registrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
   10. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
   11. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
   Appendix A.  Change log  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
   Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

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1.  Introduction

   The currently existing iCalendar standard [RFC5545] lacks useful
   methods for referencing additional, external information relating to
   calendar components.

   This document defines a number of properties referencing external
   information that can provide additional information about an
   iCalendar component.  The intent is that such information can be
   automatically discovered and used by clients.  Formats such as VCARD
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