[Wolves] Google Calendar [ Not Linux specific ]

Stuart Langridge sil at kryogenix.org
Mon Jul 10 17:51:51 BST 2006

On 7/6/06, Andy Wootton <andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Is anyone else using it?

Me. I use it a lot.

> I've started playing tonight. I've registered my family members with
> Google then shared our calendars read-only with each other. We've all
> got a colour-coded calendar that shows what the whole family are doing
> but we can only write entries to our own calendar. You can have multiple
> calendars and share any you want to, to named users or globally, and
> subscribe to them from any iCalendar client like Mozilla Sunbird or iCal
> (and there's one coming in Windows Vista.)

Yes indeed, although it's not a proper (i.e., two way) subscription yet, sadly.

I use it loads. The calendar for LugRadio Live 2006 is just another
one of my Google calendars, and then a script fetches it to build the
Schedule page on the site. The events page on my personal website is
built similarly.

> To cut a long story short, it's Apple iCal on the web. The only weakness
> seems to be PDA/phone synching but I guess the simple answer is to have
> a PDA that is always on The Net. The Nokia 770 is looking very
> attractive again.

Many, many, many people have mailed Google saying "where is
SyncML!!!", including me. It is apparently coming.


The carrot is hiding in your coat pocket.  "Don't let me be
eaten!" it begs in a pathetic, orange voice.

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