[maemo-users] Importing a Sunbird Calendar into either mCalendar or GPE-calendar

From: Rick Bilonick rab at nauticom.net
Date: Wed Jul 30 19:24:46 EEST 2008
On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 15:13 +0100, Graham Cobb wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 July 2008 13:33:19 Rick Bilonick wrote:
> > I've had no luck in importing a Sunbird .ics calendar directly into
> > either mCalendar or GPE-calendar. I was able to import it into a Google
> > calendar but could not get it from Google to either app. I can't believe
> > it is that difficult but what am I missing? Could someone please point
> > me in the right direction? (I'm using an N810 with Diablo.)
> You should be able to import a .ics file into GPE Calendar.  Use the 
> File->Import menu item.  If it fails please contact me offline (or, even 
> better, log a bug in the GPE bugzilla on http://bugs.linuxtogo.org/ if you 
> are willing to).  You may want to try the recently announced beta test of the 
> next version of GPE calendar (see ITT on  
> http://www.internettablettalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22219) as it has 
> some bug fixes for import/export.
> GPE Calendar also has the ability to import a calendar from Google Calendar.  
> Use Tools->Calendars, click on the New Calendar icon and set the type to 
> Subscribe.  Note that this is one way -- it reads calendar data from Google 
> but no changes or updates are sent back to Google.  Personally I don't use 
> this feature so you may be best asking about it on ITT to see if you can find 
> other people who use it.
> Graham

I installed the GPE calendar beta. When trying to import the .ics file,
I still get an input/output error. When I try to subscribe, I still get
a syntax error but with an entire screen of info.

Rick B.

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