VPOLL: Consensus Scheduling Component for iCalendar
draft-ietf-calext-vpoll-00

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                                                             M. Douglass
                                                     Spherical Cow Group
                                                       November 21, 2019

          VPOLL: Consensus Scheduling Component for iCalendar
                       draft-ietf-calext-vpoll-00

Abstract

   This specification introduces a new iCalendar component which allows
   for consensus scheduling, that is, voting on a number of alternative
   meeting or task alternatives.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terms and definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.1.  consensus scheduling  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.2.  active Vpoll  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.3.  voter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Simple Consensus Scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  The VPOLL Component: An Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  The VPOLL Alternative Choices: An Overview  . . . . . . .   7
     3.3.  VPOLL responses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.4.  VPOLL updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     3.5.  VPOLL Completion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     3.6.  Other Responses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   4.  iCalendar Extensions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.1.  Updated Participant Type Value  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.2.  Updated Relation Type Value . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.3.  Updated Status Value  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     4.4.  New Property Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.4.1.  Required  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.4.2.  Stay-Informed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.5.  New Properties  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.5.1.  Accept-Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.5.2.  Poll-Completion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       4.5.3.  Poll-Item-Id  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.5.4.  Poll-Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       4.5.5.  Poll-properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       4.5.6.  Poll-Winner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       4.5.7.  Reply-URL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       4.5.8.  Response  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     4.6.  New Components  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       4.6.1.  VPOLL Component . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       4.6.2.  VOTE Component  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   5.  Poll Modes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
     5.1.  POLL-MODE:BASIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
       5.1.1.  Property restrictions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
       5.1.2.  Outcome reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
   6.  iTIP Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
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