Sorry for bouncing, but I got no response, and this behavior seems to me like a bug,
I encountered the following weird behavior: When I set the option to #+OPTIONS: tags:nil, and export an org file to an iCal file, the tag part of the heading is still included in the description. E.g.:
* TODO do this :tag:
Is exported as:
SUMMARY:do this :tag:
Beside being redundant, it also makes the entry in a calendar application ugly.
What I want is to see the summary without the whitespace and tag part. Can this behavior be configured or patched somehow?