VPOLL: Consensus Scheduling Component for iCalendar
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Network Working Group                                       E. York, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                             C. Daboo, Ed.
Updates: 5545 (if approved)                                   Apple Inc.
Intended status: Standards Track                        M. Douglass, Ed.
Expires: August 18, 2017                                             RPI
                                                       February 14, 2017

          VPOLL: Consensus Scheduling Component for iCalendar
                          draft-york-vpoll-04

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.  Conventions and Terms Used in This Document . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Simple Consensus Scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  The VPOLL Component: An Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  The VPOLL Subcomponents: 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 Relation Type Value . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.2.  Updated Status Value  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.3.  New Property Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.3.1.  Required  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.3.2.  Stay-Informed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     4.4.  New Properties  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.4.1.  Accept-Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.4.2.  Poll-Completion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.4.3.  Poll-Item-Id  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.4.4.  Poll-Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.4.5.  Poll-properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       4.4.6.  Poll-Winner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       4.4.7.  Reply-URL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       4.4.8.  Response  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       4.4.9.  Voter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     4.5.  New Components  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
       4.5.1.  VPOLL Component . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
       4.5.2.  VVOTER Component  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
       4.5.3.  VOTE Component  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
   5.  Poll Modes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
     5.1.  POLL-MODE:BASIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
       5.1.1.  Property restrictions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
       5.1.2.  Outcome reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
   6.  iTip Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
     6.1.  Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
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