JSCalendar: A JSON representation of calendar data
draft-ietf-calext-jscalendar-04

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Calendaring extensions                                        N. Jenkins
Internet-Draft                                               R. Stepanek
Intended status: Standards Track                                FastMail
Expires: November 26, 2018                                  May 25, 2018

           JSCalendar: A JSON representation of calendar data
                    draft-ietf-calext-jscalendar-04

Abstract

   This specification defines a data model and JSON representation of
   calendar data that can be used for storage and data exchange in a
   calendaring and scheduling environment.  It aims to be an alternative
   to the widely deployed iCalendar data format and to be unambiguous,
   extendable and simple to process.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     1.1.  Relation to the iCalendar format  . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     1.2.  Notational Conventions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   2.  JSCalendar objects  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.1.  JSEvent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.2.  JSTask  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.3.  JSGroup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   3.  Structure of JSCalendar objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.1.  Type signatures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.2.  Data Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.2.1.  UTCDate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.2.2.  LocalDate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.2.3.  Duration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.2.4.  PatchObject . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.2.5.  Identifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.2.6.  Normalisation and equivalence . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.3.  Custom property extensions and values . . . . . . . . . .   9
   4.  Common JSCalendar properties  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.1.  Metadata properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.1.1.  @type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.1.2.  uid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.1.3.  relatedTo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.1.4.  prodId  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.1.5.  created . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.1.6.  updated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.1.7.  sequence  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.1.8.  method  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.2.  What and where properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.2.1.  title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.2.2.  description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.2.3.  htmlDescription . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.2.4.  locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.2.5.  links . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.2.6.  locale  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.2.7.  keywords  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.2.8.  categories  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.2.9.  color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
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