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Rotten Office Fridge Cleanup Sends 7 To Hospital 410

Posted by samzenpus
from the step-away-from-the-handle dept.
bokske writes "An office worker cleaning a fridge full of rotten food created a smell so noxious that it sent seven co-workers to the hospital and made many others ill. Firefighters had to evacuate the AT&T building in downtown San Jose on Tuesday, after the flagrant fumes prompted someone to call 911. A hazmat team was called in. Just another day at the office."

Comment: Right question, probably wrong answer (Score 3, Informative) 78

by Kunta Kinte (#18882867) Attached to: Which Shared Calendar Package Would You Use?

The question you should be asking is - which shared calendar protocol should we choose?

Good call on the question remark, I'd disagree with your answer.

The problem is that iCalendar isn't calendar 'line' or 'sharing protocol, it's more of a 'serialization/persistance' protocol. iCalendar does not define any connection or query methods. Things like that have to be defined if there is to be any interop. We've actually written tools around the iCalendar/WebDAV combo, they work great for smaller teams, but you run into problems very quickly has the team grows or the calendar's use increases.

As things settle down, CalDAV, a.k.a RFC 4791 will probably become more of an entrenched calendar sharing standard. I've been working on a CalDAV Outlook plugin, Open Connector for quite some time. CalDAV is supported by Apple Calendaring products, Mozill thunderbird, Oracle calendaring server and a bunch of other open-source and commercial packages.

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+ - Blender 2.43 released!

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The 2.43 release of Blender is out today (January 18, 2007)! Lots of goodies here — check out the 2.43 release log to get an impression of just how much has changed. Also, for the first time we have a series of Feature Videos demonstrating the power of some of the most important new features. Very cool stuff. Download 2.43 now! Also, a lot has changed behind the scenes: obviously we redid the entire website with a design by Matt Ebb. We also have a new webserver for the website dubbed 'Emo',and we also have three separate download servers (not counting our international mirrors), bringing our total download capacity up to 300mb. Slashdot and Digg? Bring 'em on!"

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