Recurring Appointments not syncing

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gregtoland
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Recurring Appointments not syncing

Post by gregtoland » Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:54 pm

When I sync my IPAQ 2200 teh recurring appointments do not seem to sync in every instance. I cannot see a pattern to the ones that do versus the ones that do not sync.

My recurring appointments do not overlap but they are adjacent to other appointments

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Post by Birdy » Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:33 am

Do you synchronize a local or remote calendar ?
Do you have unresolved items ?
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Post by gregtoland » Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:50 pm

I do not have any unresolved items

I am syncing from my work PC which holds my calendar on a server, but I think I'm syncing locally on my work PC

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Post by gregtoland » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:43 am

Just checked at work and I am syncing locally - not with a server.

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Post by gregtoland » Mon Jun 25, 2007 10:21 pm

Further investigation is showing that the recurs that don't sync are from other people. Ones that I create myself seem to sync OK.

Does this help move teh situation on? Anyone else seeing this pattern?

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Post by athi1234 » Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:36 am

Same problem here. But not only recurring events created by others don't seem sync, but also my selfcreated ones.

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Post by Birdy » Tue Jun 26, 2007 8:48 am

> gregtoland

What do you mean by "created by other people" ? Are they in a different calendar ?

> athi1234

Was it working OK before ? Did you modify something in your configuration ? In which kind of category do you have the problem ? Is it in a Google calendar (the present 0.2.1 Google calendar provider doesn't support recurring events).
Could you try to isolate which kind of recurring events are not synchronized ?
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Post by gregtoland » Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:50 pm

What I mean by those created by others is:

* They are in the same calendar
* Ones that I am the meeting scheduler appear OK
* Ones that someone else creates and invites me to do not sync

It has always been like this since I've started using birdiesync

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Post by Birdy » Thu Jul 05, 2007 2:05 pm

> gregtoland

From what I understand, you synchronize at work recurring events created by other persons. Do you synchronize with Thunderbird at work ?

If yes. You said that you were synchronizing locally, not with a server. If you use Thunderbird, how is it possible for you to receive an invitation if you use a local calendar ?

If not, do you synchronize with Outlook or another calendar manager ?
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Post by Birdy » Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:28 am

In Google provider calendar 0.2.1, recurring events are not yet supported properly, which have some consequences on BirdieSync behavior:

- Recurring events are considered as one off events, not recurring events. Therefore, if you synchronize a recurring event, only the first occurrence will be synchronized by BirdieSync
- "All day" recurring events will be synchronized on the 1st of July 1970 and will not be considered as "all day". That's why they will appear as not synchronized (although they are at the wrong date).

So for the moment, I think we should wait for the Google calendar provider to become more mature before having a correct synchronization (at least for recurrent events).
Synchronization of not recurrent events seems to be more reliable.
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