[Ietf-calsify] DTEND for day events
lisa at osafoundation.org
Thu Sep 1 12:44:25 PDT 2005
Anybody have text to propose for RFC2445 bis to improve the clarity of
On Sep 1, 2005, at 11:20 AM, Jeffrey Harris wrote:
> Hi Neal,
>> rfc2445 is unclear if the DTEND is inclusive or exclusive when both
>> DTSTART and DTEND are DATEs.
> To find the language about this, you have to look in the (not
> intuitively located) VEVENT definition. It says:
> The "DTSTART" property for a "VEVENT" specifies the inclusive start
> of the event. For recurring events, it also specifies the very first
> instance in the recurrence set. The "DTEND" property for a "VEVENT"
> calendar component specifies the non-inclusive end of the event.
> It doesn't say anything specific about DATE valued events, so DTEND is
> always exclusive.
> In practice, Apple's iCal always exports one-day all-day events with an
> explicit DTEND of the day after the start. I scratched my head about
> that for a while, too, till I looked in VEVENT.
> Jeffrey Harris
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