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Calendar (iCalendar)

Calendars store calendar event information using the iCalendar format.

The iCalendar format has different versions, and iCalendars of all versions can be stored in this type, but the recommended version is 2.0.

This collection type only supports the VEVENT iCalendar type (calendar events), for tasks, please refer to the tasks specifications.


Collection type: etebase.vevent

This is the type indicating it's an iCalendar event collection.


name: string

The user visible name of the calendar.

description: string (optional)

The user visible description of the calendar.

The user visible color of the calendar as #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA.

mtime: milliseconds since epoch

When was this collection last modified.



type: leave empty

If the type is empty, it indicates a event item. New types may be added in the future.

name: the UID of the event item

This is exactly the same as the UID inside the event itself, and is used for quick lookup.

mtime: milliseconds since epoch

When was this item last modified. Useful for sorting based on modification time.


The content of the item is the iCalendar item itself and nothing else.