Event Publishing Extensions to iCalendar
draft-ietf-calext-eventpub-extensions-05

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Network Working Group                                        M. Douglass
Internet-Draft                                       Spherical Cow Group
Updates: 5545,5546 (if approved)                        October 11, 2017
Intended status: Standards Track
Expires: April 14, 2018

                Event Publishing Extensions to iCalendar
                draft-ietf-calext-eventpub-extensions-05

Abstract

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

   This specification also defines a new STRUCTURED-DATA property for
   iCalendar [RFC5545] to allow for data that is directly pertinent to
   an event or task to be included with the calendar data.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Conventions Used in This Document . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Components and properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Typed References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Use Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.1.1.  Piano Concert Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.1.2.  Itineraries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Modifications to Calendar Components  . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   5.  New Property Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     5.1.  Loctype . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.2.  Restype . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.3.  Order . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.4.  Schema  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   6.  Redefined Property SOURCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   7.  New Properties  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     7.1.  Participant Type  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     7.2.  Calendar Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     7.3.  Styled-Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     7.4.  Structured-Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     7.5.  Structured-Resource . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     7.6.  Structured-Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   8.  New Components  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     8.1.  Participant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     8.2.  Schedulable Participant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   9.  Participant Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   10. Resource Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   11. Extended examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     11.1.  Example 1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
     11.2.  Example 2  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   12. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
   13. Privacy Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
   14. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
     14.1.  Additional iCalendar Registrations . . . . . . . . . . .  26
       14.1.1.  Property Registrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
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