Tuesday, March 28, 2006

TimeBridge: Worth watching

I've always believed the calendar swamp will be drained first and best by service providers. We've seen some already targeted at families. TimeBridge, now under development, is focused on the thorny meeting-scheduling problem for organizations and businesses. I'm especially curious to see what it will cost for small businesses.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Apache Calendar?

Greg Stein, chairman of the Apache Foundation, speaking this morning at EclipseCon 2006: "Will there be an Apache calendaring system? Don't know. We're following the developers."

Apache Calendar. That has a nice ring...

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

No special interoperability sauce here

If any new twist on calendar interoperability comes out of this, it looks like it'll be because it creates its own standard based on sheer publicity. It's one thing not to fully embrace iCal when Apple is its most famous supporter. It's another thing entirely to do the same to Google.

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Reinventing cut-and-paste

This is worth a SwampDrain factor of +1. I've got another point or two waiting when Microsoft wires it up to Outlook, or whichever calendar can sync with Windows Mobile devices.