jCal: The JSON format for iCalendar
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Network Working Group                                         P. Kewisch
Internet-Draft                                                   Mozilla
Intended status: Standards Track                                C. Daboo
Expires: September 27, 2013                                  Apple, Inc.
                                                             M. Douglass
                                                                     RPI
                                                          March 26, 2013

                  jCal: The JSON format for iCalendar
                      draft-ietf-jcardcal-jcal-00

Abstract

   This specification defines "jCal", a JSON format for iCalendar data.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   2.  Conventions Used in This Document  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   3.  Converting from iCalendar to jCal  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.1.  Pre-processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.2.  iCalendar stream (RFC5545 section 3.4) . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.3.  Components (RFC5545 section 3.6) . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     3.4.  Properties (RFC5545 section 3.7 and 3.8) . . . . . . . . .  7
       3.4.1.  Special Cases for Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
         3.4.1.1.  Multi-valued Properties (RFC5545 Section 3.1.2)  .  8
         3.4.1.2.  GEO Property (RFC5545 Section 3.8.1.6) . . . . . .  8
         3.4.1.3.  REQUEST-STATUS Property (RFC5545 Section
                   3.8.8.3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     3.5.  Parameters (RFC5545 section 3.2) . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
       3.5.1.  VALUE parameter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
       3.5.2.  Multi-value Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.6.  Values (RFC5545 section 3.3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       3.6.1.  Binary (RFC5545 section 3.3.1) . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       3.6.2.  Boolean  (RFC5545 section 3.3.2) . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       3.6.3.  Calendar User Address (RFC5545 section 3.3.3)  . . . . 12
       3.6.4.  Date (RFC5545 section 3.3.4) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       3.6.5.  Date-Time (RFC5545 section 3.3.5)  . . . . . . . . . . 13
       3.6.6.  Duration (RFC5545 section 3.3.6) . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       3.6.7.  Float (RFC5545 section 3.3.7)  . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       3.6.8.  Integer (RFC5545 section 3.3.8)  . . . . . . . . . . . 14
       3.6.9.  Period of Time (RFC5545 section 3.3.9) . . . . . . . . 14
       3.6.10. Recurrence Rule (RFC5545 section 3.3.10) . . . . . . . 14
       3.6.11. Text (RFC5545 section 3.3.11)  . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
       3.6.12. Time (RFC5545 section 3.3.12)  . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
       3.6.13. URI (RFC5545 section 3.3.13) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
       3.6.14. UTC Offset (RFC5545 section 3.3.14)  . . . . . . . . . 16
     3.7.  Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
   4.  Converting from jCal into iCalendar  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
   5.  Handling Unrecognized Properties or Parameters . . . . . . . . 17
   6.  Implementation Status (to be removed prior to publication
       as an RFC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
   7.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
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