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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Shared Calendars
Date Fri, 20 May 2011 13:45:34 GMT
On 20/05/2011 14:26, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
>>> But why not having a Calendar for all projects. One might be able to
>>> filter for a specific project or event type, be it "release", "dinner"
>>> or whatever. Other events would become a better visibility, like
>>> Apache CON or a retreat
>>
>> I think this would be really good. However, I don't think we need to dictate
>> where projects keep their calendar stuff. The starting point is for projects
>> to select a solution that suits them and make us aware of an iCAL feed.
>>
>> ComDev can then create a calendar that imports these various feeds. Moving
>> forwards we might provide a funky front end that allows feeds of certain
>> types to be aggregated into a personal feed - but lets not get ahead of
>> ourselves ;-)
>
> Yes, sounds better.
> Finally we "simply" would need an iCAL feed aggregator maybe similar
> to planet.apache.org
> Is the code for planet somehow extensible for this task? Might be a start

The python code behind PlanetApache is open source: 
http://www.intertwingly.net/code/venus/

A search for "ical aggregator" turned up a simple looking python script:
https://github.com/mhagander/icalaggregator (untested)

Ross

>
> Christian
>
>> So who is going to create the comdev feed and add Grants Lucene feed as a
>> first one. I know ComDev have discussed having a calendar of events in the
>> past, if we provide some visibility for it maybe we can actually make it
>> worthwhile.
>>
>> Ross
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Christian
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Grant Ingersoll<gsingers@apache.org>
>>>   wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I'm curious, do any projects have shared calendars?  For instance, the
>>>> thought occurred to me that I might put up a Google Calendar for Lucene or
>>>> Mahout that is public read-only, but committers have write control on it.
>>>>   On the calendar, we could put things like potential release dates,
>>>> reminders for PMC actions (such as review potential committers or do board
>>>> reports).  Community members could submit "patches" for community related
>>>> events such as conferences, meetups, hackathons, etc.
>>>>
>>>> -Grant
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> rgardler@apache.org
>> @rgardler
>>
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