[Dev] Re: Recurrence discussion
twl at osafoundation.org
Fri May 13 10:57:07 PDT 2005
On May 13, 2005, at 10:41 AM, Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> Date range queries are quite different from all other queries, when
> querying calendar items -- this is something we've found in CalDAV,
> where we couldn't use the generic SEARCH mechanism to allow clients
> to see a week's worth of events. Instead we invented a calendar
> time range REPORT which is the only kind of query to the server
> which attempts to expand recurrences.
> To map that idea locally we might have two different query methods
> or query implementations. If the query included a limited time
> range there could also be an "expand recurrences" flag (or not!).
> If the query does not limit time range at two ends, the results
> will not expand recurrences.
In our case, we already have a single query language that allows date
range queries and "regular" attribute value based queries. If we
decide to have queries expand recurrences, I don't think that having
two distinct implementations will be necessary.
Ted Leung Open Source Applications Foundation (OSAF)
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