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



On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 11:18 PM, Nick Schmalenberger
<nick@schmalenberger.us> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 06, 2011 at 10:15:37PM -0400, Peter Salzman wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 4:28 PM, Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com> wrote:
>> > I wrote:
>> >
>> > And that's just not happening.  Everyone wants to make a groupware suite
>> > that does absolutely everything, wants to take over the world, and has
>> > incredibly picky and incredibly extensive requirements.  I cannot just
>> > drop Bedework, or Bongo Project, or Cosmo, or Dingo Calendar Server, or
>> > ScalableOGo, or EGroupware into my old PIII server and have any of
>> > those play well with my existing server configuration.  Almost all
>> > insist on a specific back-end database, and many want LDAP-based
>> > directory services.
>>
>> Update.
>>
>> This is about right.  Bedework is unsuitable for my needs.  It's too
>> big of a framework.  Very intensive.  The developers say it requires
>> its own dedicated server, which is why it's not offered by webhosting
>> companies.  There's no such thing as a server that runs Bedework for
>> multiple clients, and from what I've read, I don't exactly want to run
>> it on my desktop machine.  Sigh.  It does look like a conquer the
>> world type application though.  Very impressive, but you hit the nail
>> squarely on the head with the above paragraph.
>>
>> I looked into mod_caldav.  The documentation is spotty, but from what
>> I can tell, it requires a patched Apache server?!?  I've seen messages
>> of people who were compiling Apache to run mod_caldav, and that looks
>> like a whole can of worms too.
>>
>> I started to look into the Ubuntu calendarserver package.  Still
>> trying to figure out how to set it up and whatnot; documentation
>> sucks, but I think it might be the most fruitful avenue to caldav out
>> of the three options I've looked at so far.
>>
> Has anybody tried davical? How does it compare? I just tried
> "apt-cache search caldav" and radicale also comes up, besides
> calendarserver.
> Nick

Thanks for the lead.  I'll look into this week and post my experience.
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