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Re: [vox-tech] CalDAV
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Re: [vox-tech] CalDAV



On Wed, Jul 06, 2011 at 11:49:52PM -0400, Peter Salzman wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 11:18 PM, Nick Schmalenberger
> <nick@schmalenberger.us> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 06, 2011 at 10:15:37PM -0400, Peter Salzman wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 4:28 PM, Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> >> > I wrote:
> >> >
> >> > And that's just not happening.  Everyone wants to make a groupware suite
> >> > that does absolutely everything, wants to take over the world, and has
> >> > incredibly picky and incredibly extensive requirements.  I cannot just
> >> > drop Bedework, or Bongo Project, or Cosmo, or Dingo Calendar Server, or
> >> > ScalableOGo, or EGroupware into my old PIII server and have any of
> >> > those play well with my existing server configuration.  Almost all
> >> > insist on a specific back-end database, and many want LDAP-based
> >> > directory services.
> >>
> >> Update.
> >>
> >> This is about right.  Bedework is unsuitable for my needs.  It's too
> >> big of a framework.  Very intensive.  The developers say it requires
> >> its own dedicated server, which is why it's not offered by webhosting
> >> companies.  There's no such thing as a server that runs Bedework for
> >> multiple clients, and from what I've read, I don't exactly want to run
> >> it on my desktop machine.  Sigh.  It does look like a conquer the
> >> world type application though.  Very impressive, but you hit the nail
> >> squarely on the head with the above paragraph.
> >>
> >> I looked into mod_caldav.  The documentation is spotty, but from what
> >> I can tell, it requires a patched Apache server?!?  I've seen messages
> >> of people who were compiling Apache to run mod_caldav, and that looks
> >> like a whole can of worms too.
> >>
> >> I started to look into the Ubuntu calendarserver package.  Still
> >> trying to figure out how to set it up and whatnot; documentation
> >> sucks, but I think it might be the most fruitful avenue to caldav out
> >> of the three options I've looked at so far.
> >>
> > Has anybody tried davical? How does it compare? I just tried
> > "apt-cache search caldav" and radicale also comes up, besides
> > calendarserver.
> > Nick
> 
> Thanks for the lead.  I'll look into this week and post my experience.
> 
I just found this article too
http://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/402382:the-five-best-open-source-calendar-servers-for-linux
Hopefully I will be able to try some out next week. :)
Nick
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