[Cosmo-dev] Re: [Chandler-dev] items with same icaluid in same collection

Katie Capps Parlante capps at osafoundation.org
Tue Jul 17 18:14:45 PDT 2007


Moving my comments to this thread...

- I don't think we should be changing icaluids of events (generating 
random ones), I think we need to preserve them.

- I'd vote for "A". Chandler desktop would enforce that by interpreting 
imported events with the same icaluid as the same event.

Cheers,
Katie

Randy Letness wrote:
> This bug describes the issue:
> 
> https://bugzilla.osafoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9985
> 
> This is probably an edge case but we need to make a decision on how to 
> handle items in the same collection with the same icaluid.  Cosmo 
> currently allows this, but the CalDAV spec doesn't.  So do we:
> 
> A. Enforce icaluid uniqueness within collections on both the client and 
> server.  This means any update to a collection that would result in 
> multiple items with the same icaluid would fail.  Chandler would have to 
> detect this case and not allow it.
> 
> B. Allow multiple items with the same icaluid in the same collection, 
> but implement some workaround on the server to stay within the caldav 
> spec (say only expose one of multiple items with the same icaluid in the 
> same collection).
> 
> C. Allow it on the server and just not adhere to the caldav spec.
> 
> D. ???
> 
> -Randy
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