[EventCalendar] Event Calendar - Recuring Event

Rick Boatright rboatright at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 18:05:08 UTC 2008

As I said Pat,  it's  an issue of philosophy.

It seems _unlikely_ that EC3 will support both models (although I suppose
that's possible. )

The point is, some people will hate EITHER model.


On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 12:53 PM, Pat Erler <perler at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi,
> On Fri, 17 Oct 2008 19:25:46 +0200, Rick Boatright <rboatright at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>  There is a MAJOR  ---  utterly non-trivial problem here, and at the core
>> it
>> is philosophical.
>> Remember that in EC3, calendar entries are WORD PERFECT POSTS.
>> So, when creating a recurring event, which of the following do you do?
>> 1) Add multiple SCHEDULE items to a SINGLE POST            or
>> 2) Add multiple POSTS to the blog?
>> 1) has the disadvantage you cite below:  The schedule gets messy (to say
>> the
>> least.  Consider a weekly meeting for a year.)
>> 2) has the disadvantage of cluttering up the post database,making the
>> system
>> mess with that, and being a pain to edit and etc.
> nope, this is exactly what a lot of people want. when you have a meeting or
> a broadcast every 2 weeks, you want to have a post for each of them, no
> clutter here. just put them in a group to remove them all at once (or make
> changes to them) and you are done (besie the sideffects i forget here ;) )
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