I have recently begun researching a way to convey Calendar of Event
information via RSS 1.0 (or something sufficiently simple/familiar that works).
A generalized way to express events seems fairly complex, as terms such as
"location" and "type of event" could be hard to synchronize without an a
priori vocabularly/parsing schema.
I can't find anyone doing this with XML, though, and no really useful way
to share such information. There is the iCalendar project and the
corresponding RDF explorations, but that is far more extensive than this
needs. On the other hand, the RSS 1.0 prosed module, mod_event, seems too
limited (how does one indicate start/stop times for concerts, lectures,
classes, etc. - and in the latter category, how does one indicate recurrence?)
Is this something that has already been figured out by someone and I am
just missing the obvious? If not, who is working on it now, if anyone?
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