Thursday, September 29, 2011

Re: [android-developers] Re: Calendar Intent not working in Motorola Xoom Honeycomb 3.1

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 5:33 PM, Hong <> wrote:
>>> Solution can be either expose the Calendar content provider API or
>>> publish the acceptable parameters to the Calendar intent.
>> Those would be lovely. OTOH, you are also perfectly capable of using
>> the Web APIs to modify a user's Google Calendar.
> Thanks Mark!
> All I want to achieve is to add an event to user's local calendar on the device.
> I don't want to perform a round-trip by adding the event to their web
> calendar, and have it sync-ed back onto the device. Is this too much
> to ask for?
> Or is this add-to-web-then-sync-to-device approach better than
> add-to-device-then-sync-to-web approach?

I'm sure Google would much rather have it sync to their web calendar,
partially because their implementation might be such that they'd
prefer to have the event added to their calandar (i.e., they want to
use their lack of api to support programming in such a way that is
consistent with their (probably correct) vision of the right way :-)


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