I recently made the new icalendar library for Ruby which I’ve been
working on for the past six months available on github
I plan to also put this on rubyforge (the project has been created
already), but I want it to get a little more grilling from users
before really pushing it out into the world, and I figure that github
users might be a little more willing and understanding to work with
slightly less mature code.
This is a completely new library, it’s based on neither the icalendar
nor vpim gems, which both do a very good job of parsing icalendar
data, but don’t try to do things like understanding icalendar time
zones and recurring events. In ri_cal, I took those tasks as the main
I’ve made some low-key announcements about ri_cal on my blog:
It’s gotten some interest, there are currently 79 folks watching it on
github. But I’d like some more bug reports!
There is a google group for discussion at
http://groups.google.com/group/rical_gem anyone is welcome to join.
I’ve set it up so that initial postings are moderated to avoid it
becoming a spam trap.
There is also a lighthouse project for bug tickets: