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Re: [Orgmode] Re: icalender export: limited number of repeated events

From: Richard G Riley
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Re: icalender export: limited number of repeated events
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 12:39:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

knubee <address@hidden> writes:

>> However, I did not know that the icalendar format actually supported
>> something like UNTIL in the RRULE line.  So maybe we could teach the Org
>> exporter a syntax for this and export it properly.  However, I don't
>> have a good idea for a syntax, and not much time to implement it now.
> ok. it does seem like a fairly standard thing to do with calendars (ie, to 
> have
> repeating events that end after a certain number -- or after a certain date).
> perhaps, in the future, it is worth implementing something that allows 
> org-mode
> user to specify something lik:
> SCHEDULED: <2008-06-01 Sun +1w~10> ;repeats until 10 weeks after starting date

Possibly easier to bracket the extensions to the commonly understood
date syntax.

SCHEDULED: <2008-06-01 Sun +1w [*10]>  ; 10 times at weekly intervals

> or
> SCHEDULED: <2008-06-01 Sun +1w~2008-08-03> ;repeats until august 3

SCHEDULED: <2008-06-01 Sun +1w [->2008-08-03] > ;repeats upto and
including until august 3

> the actual symbols ("~") and syntax used above are probably bad, but hopefully
> it captures the idea.
>> - When you are done, share this with us!
> it may be a bit beyond my abilities, but if i get something to work, i will
> share it ;-)
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