Publish your own iCal calendars on .Mac or any WebDAV-enabled web server for subscription.
iCal, Apple’s calendaring application for Mac OS X, is already being used by hundreds of people who are publishing their own calendars for subscription. Apple’s site has a bunch of calendars for obvious things like sporting events, television season premieres, and state and religious holidays. iCalShare (http://www.icalshare.com) has even more.
Publishing a calendar to a WebDAV
[Hack #95] is just about as simple as publishing to .Mac,
since the latter, in fact, uses WebDAV. Choose the calendar you wish
to publish in the top-left iCal pane and select Calendar →
Publish . . . In the Publish Calendar dialog box (shown in Figure 3-52), select “Publish on a web
server” rather than “Publish on
.Mac”; the box will expand to accomodate three new
fields: URL, Login, and Password. You’ll need to
fill in the appropriate location and authentication information
specific to your WebDAV [Hack #95] setup. In the URL box, be sure to put only the
path where the calendar should be kept on the WebDAV server; iCal
will fill in a filename for you (e.g.,
for a calendar called Home). If you’d like to have
your published calendar updated live each time you make an alteration
to the local copy, be sure to check the “Publish
changes automatically” box. When
you’re ready, click the Publish button and away your
Figure 3-52. Publishing ...