Open Calendar Solutions

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Thu Oct 8 08:13:19 MDT 2009

On 07 Oct 2009, at 17:01, Dave Smith wrote:

> I am changing jobs soon, and I've come to rely on (shudder) my
> company's Microsoft Outlook/Exchange for my calendaring needs I store
> both personal and work-related calendar information there. I'd like to
> get rid of this closed solution once and for all and move to an
> alternative that meets the following requirements:
> 1. Easily synchronizable between applications (iCal, Windows Mobile
> Phone, iPhone, Google Calendar, etc)
> 2. Good longevity. I don't want to have to write magical shell scripts
> every 6 months because the format changed.
> 3. Can ingest my calendar data from Outlook.
> What do you suggest?

I agree with Brandon on the Google Apps.  Quite handy.  Another Google  
tool you might look into is Sync:

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