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Re: [vox-tech] CalDAV
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Re: [vox-tech] CalDAV

On Fri, Jul 01, 2011 at 12:50:50PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Peter Salzman (p@dirac.org):
> > I can't figure out why calDAV isn't more utilized.
> I'll speculate:
> 1.  Rapid standards churn.  iCAL, xCal, iTIP, iMIP, vCalendar, vCard,
> BEEP, CAP, WebDAV, CalDAV....   Seems like CalDAV has become the
> surviving commodity standard, but those of us who watched the standards
> squabble over the yeard got a bit lost in all of the alphabet soup, and
> one suspects that a common reaction was 'Wake me up when all of this
> gets sorted out.'
> 2.  Lack of enthusiasm for Java.  Bedework, like UW Calendar before it,
> seems like a huge amount of Java infrastructure (servlets, directory
> services, a lot more) and a back-end database for a fairly basic set of
> scheduling functions that might possibly be achievable without so
> much... stuff.

I am certainly interested in CalDAV. One thing that I think is really cool
in Java is Jackrabbit which does WebDAV. I have only played with it, but
I have hopes of using it somewhere.

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