Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-07-01 Thread Jeffrey Stedfast
is anyone else getting duplicates of this message every few days? This has been going on for months and is a bit annoying. Is the mailing-list server looping or what? Jeff On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 19:45 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: Hello, did the slightly inflammatory subject catch your

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-07-01 Thread Paul Smith
On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 14:12 +, Jeffrey Stedfast wrote: is anyone else getting duplicates of this message every few days? This has been going on for months and is a bit annoying. Not me. Maybe it's your local mail server? Use C-u in Evo (or select View - Message Source) and look at the

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-19 Thread Patrick Ohly
On Mi, 2008-04-16 at 13:59 +0530, chenthill palanisamy wrote: I'll create a new bug report. Should we move the discussion away from this list? I think if we discuss this on IRC, we can conclude on the design faster. ´╗┐It would be better to do the patch reviews in bugzilla. Chenthill and I

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-16 Thread chenthill palanisamy
On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 18:07 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 13:59 +0530, chenthill wrote: To preserve the timezone history, the best way would be to store the old rules in VTIMEZONES which should be done in libical. If I understand you correctly, you are suggesting to

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-16 Thread Patrick Ohly
On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 13:59 +0530, chenthill palanisamy wrote: The VTIMEZONE from libical currently do not provide the history of timezone changes (older + current rrules) for the system timezones. Libical should be modified so that the VTIMEZONE's generated stores the timezone history. The

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-16 Thread Suman Manjunath
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 10:00 PM, Patrick Ohly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 13:59 +0530, chenthill palanisamy wrote: I don't get this part. Can you elaborate what you mean? Are you saying that storing a VTIMEZONE with TZID=FOO as TZID=FOO 2 when it conflicts with an

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-15 Thread chenthill
On Fri, 2008-04-11 at 23:31 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: On Fri, 2008-04-11 at 00:55 -0600, P Chenthill wrote: [Exchange calendar backend patch] In cases of exchange the old VTIMEZONE and the new VTIMEZONE would have the same tzid, only the rules would be different. All events old and new

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-15 Thread Patrick Ohly
On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 13:59 +0530, chenthill wrote: To preserve the timezone history, the best way would be to store the old rules in VTIMEZONES which should be done in libical. If I understand you correctly, you are suggesting to merge a VTIMEZONE with TZID=FOO that comes with a new meeting

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-15 Thread Patrick Ohly
Hello, attached a first revision of the new API call which implements the mapping of TZIDs to internal ones. I'm currently using (and testing) the code in SyncEvolution and it works already for some simple test cases. Some parts are marked as TODO; those will be filled in later. Right now I just

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-11 Thread P Chenthill
On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 00:42 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: On Mo, 2008-04-07 at 23:40 -0600, P Chenthill wrote: On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 19:45 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: One could argue that the sending program is at fault: it could have used a different TZID after changing the timezone

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-11 Thread Patrick Ohly
On Fri, 2008-04-11 at 00:55 -0600, P Chenthill wrote: [Exchange calendar backend patch] In cases of exchange the old VTIMEZONE and the new VTIMEZONE would have the same tzid, only the rules would be different. All events old and new will just use the latest timezone from the backend since they

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-08 Thread Patrick Ohly
On Mo, 2008-04-07 at 23:40 -0600, P Chenthill wrote: On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 19:45 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: One could argue that the sending program is at fault: it could have used a different TZID after changing the timezone definition. Alternatively it could have sent a more complex

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-07 Thread Patrick Ohly
On Do, 2008-04-03 at 19:45 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: did the slightly inflammatory subject catch your attention? Hmm, it seems didn't, or the people who maintain the Evolution calendar are not reading this list/on vacation/busy. Should I rather lead this discussion in the bug tracker? -- Bye,

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-07 Thread P Chenthill
On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 19:45 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: Hello, did the slightly inflammatory subject catch your attention? Good, please keep reading... ;-) Details can be found in multiple Bugzilla entries, the most important one apparently being this one:

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-07 Thread P Chenthill
On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 19:45 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: Hello, did the slightly inflammatory subject catch your attention? Good, please keep reading... ;-) Details can be found in multiple Bugzilla entries, the most important one apparently being this one:

Re: [Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-04 Thread Paul Smith
On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 19:45 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: did the slightly inflammatory subject catch your attention? Good, please keep reading... ;-) I will read your email as soon as I get a chance, but I have to add my voice to those saying please, please, PLEASE someone fix this complete and

[Evolution-hackers] cleaning up the timezone handling mess

2008-04-03 Thread Patrick Ohly
Hello, did the slightly inflammatory subject catch your attention? Good, please keep reading... ;-) Details can be found in multiple Bugzilla entries, the most important one apparently being this one: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=301363 Let me summarize the current situation: since