What do you need to know about DAViCal server?
About DAViCal. DAViCal is a server for calendar sharing. It is an implementation of the CalDAV protocol which is designed for storing calendaring resources (in iCalendar format) on a remote shared server. An increasing number of calendar clients support the maintenance of shared remote calendars through CalDAV,…
Who are the main contributors to DAViCal CalDAV?
The DAViCal CalDAV Server was conceived and written by Andrew McMillan. Many people have contributed to DAViCal, through providing translations of the interface, reporting bugs and sending patches for things here and there. Some more notable contributors include: As of Spring, 2014, DAViCal has transitioned to a community support model.
Are there any calendar clients that support CalDAV?
An increasing number of calendar clients support the maintenance of shared remote calendars through CalDAV, including Mozilla Calendar (Sunbird/Lightning), Evolution, Mulberry, Chandler, and various other closed-source products such as Apple’s iCal and iOS. is Free Software licensed under the General Public License.
Where to go to get help on DAViCal?
The best place to go for help on DAViCal is the DAViCal Wiki. If you can’t find your answer there, then the IRC channel #davical on irc.oftc.net is a great next port of call. Many problems can be solved quickly with a short on-line chat.
Do you need a client to use CardDAV?
To use CardDAV to manage contacts, all you need is an active connection between the CardDAV client and the server where the data is stored. A corresponding client application, therefore, has to be installed on the device used – whether that’s a desktop PC or mobile device.
When was the first version of CardDAV released?
After the I nternet E ngineering T ask F orce (IETF) officially released and proposed the CardDAV standard in August 2011 in RFC 6352, CardDAV was referred to as the iOS synchronization protocol. Today, it’s supported by various email applications including Gmail. The protocol was updated in 2011.