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Re: [O] Export Agenda to Google Calendar ICS Format

From: Tory S. Anderson
Subject: Re: [O] Export Agenda to Google Calendar ICS Format
Date: Tue, 06 May 2014 05:29:01 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Thanks for the response, Arun; but my problem isn't which time zone it's using, 
but the way it outputs it. As described at 
iCalendar outputs a X-WR-TIMEZONE parameter which is problematic; it should, 
instead, use BEGIN:VTIMEZONE. Anyone know any solutions? 

- Tory

> Date: Mon, 05 May 2014 15:11:25 -0700
> From: Arun Persaud <address@hidden>
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: [O] Export Agenda to Google Calendar ICS Format
> Message-ID: <address@hidden>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> Hi
> On 05/05/2014 02:24 AM, Tory S. Anderson wrote:
>> Cross-posted from 
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/23463962/emacs-export-calendar-bad-timezone-format-in-ics
>> Using orgmode I export my agenda to an ics file, upload it to my site, and 
>> import it into Google calendar. This seems like an easy ideal solution, but 
>> when I check the calendar I find that it is not recognizing the time zone of 
>> my ics file and so is assuming GMT, making my imported times uselessly off. 
>> The problem seems to be the same as the one described here:
>> http://blog.jonudell.net/2011/10/17/x-wr-timezone-considered-harmful/
>> Checking my exported ics, sure enough, it is using X-WR-TIMEZONE:EST, which 
>> Google calendar does not respect. This must be a well-known problem, but I 
>> haven't been able to locate a solution anywhere. Help would be appreciated: 
>> how can I get the right time on my events (and they must be a feed; the "add 
>> to calendar" trick is no good)?
> I have this in my .emacs file to set the timezone.
> (setq org-icalendar-timezone "America/Los_Angeles")
> Arun

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