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Method for Automatically Adding Calendar Entries to One or More Other Users' Calendars

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000111668D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 36K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Johnson, WJ: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Provided is a method for automatically adding calendar events to other users' calendars.

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Method for Automatically Adding Calendar Entries to One or More Other
Users' Calendars

      Provided is a method for automatically adding calendar events
to other users' calendars.

      Often it is desirable to make one or more users aware of
specific calendar events.  A method is needed for automatically
adding calendar events to one or more other users' calendars when the
subject or something else of the event would be of interest to other
users.

      Provided is a method for automatically adding calendar events
to other users' calendars when users are not addressed in a meeting
notice which is added to the calendar.  A user is able to configure
calendar event subject criteria for a user or a group of users who
have granted write authority to their calendars.  Meeting notices
which are added to the calendar and contain subject matter configured
for one or more users are automatically added to the one or more
other users' calendars.  Only the qualifying users which are not
within the meeting notice recipient list have auto-added entries to
their calendars.  For example, a user may configure:

          "Mail Design Review": DEPT456

          "Teleconference" +

          "Warwick" +

          "PAS":                JOE@MSNVM3
such that all meeting notices containing the configured string(s) are
automatically added to the calendars of users in the distribution
list which are not addressed in the meeting n...