[FOSDEM] Re: Google Calendar for the talks

Christophe Vandeplas cvandeplas at fosdem.org
Thu Jan 15 14:22:02 CET 2009


Thanks for the great work, but we have an automatic ical and xcal feed.
I noticed we didn't activate them in the menu's yet so I added them right
now. Sorry for that !


These feeds are connected to our schedule-generation-system and will
always be up2date. Even if the schedule changes.

> Hi,
> I made a public Google Calendar containing all of the main tracks.
> They contain the name of the session (e.g. "MediaWiki"), the speaker,
> the category (e.g. "Collaboration"), the location (e.g. "Chavanne")
> and the date & time. I thought you might be interested in putting this
> up on the site.
> The URL's are:
> - XML:
> http://www.google.com/calendar/feeds/88v4cpjshmc1cmn4s0qpfd869s@group.calendar.google.com/public/basic
> - ICAL:
> http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/88v4cpjshmc1cmn4s0qpfd869s@group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics
> - HTML:
> http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=88v4cpjshmc1cmn4s0qpfd869s%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=Europe/Brussels
> People can add this calendar to their Google Calendar (or whatever
> calendar they want, as long as it supports ICal or XML, I guess) and
> then click on a session to copy it to their personal calendar.
> It's been added to "Google Public Calendars", so it should show up
> when you search that repository for "Fosdem", but I think it's not
> indexed yet.
> I didn't include the devrooms nor the lightning talks, as there are a
> lot of them and I'm somewhat limited in time right now, but it could
> be interesting to add the lightning talks. Should someone want to do
> this, I can add that person's Gmail address to the calendar so (s)he
> can modify the calendar.
> Hopefully I didn't miss a part of the site where this has already been
> done :-)
> Feel free to let me know if something needs to be modified...
> See you at Fosdem!
> Ludovic

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