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Work with Outlook meeting requests in Mail
Authored by: johnr on Aug 05, '04 01:15:07PM

If you look in the .ics file, the time zone is specified as a text string ("TZID:Pacific Time (US & Canada)\, Tijuana", for example). This string does not match the output of iCal from the left coast ("TZID:US/Pacific"). Does anyone know where the Time Zone strings are defined. I've unsuccessfully looked for them in the obvious places. Finding the string definitions and a method to change them would probably complete the solution to Outlook integration.



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Work with Outlook meeting requests in Mail
Authored by: mishaonmac on Aug 05, '04 05:18:31PM

There is no uniform way to refer a timezone according to RFC2445 (iCalendar spec) #4.8.3.1:

This property specifies the text value that uniquely identifies the "VTIMEZONE" calendar component.

I can read the above as each calendar server vendor is free to use *any* uniqe string as long as it refers to a valid VTIMEZONE object on the server.



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