VPOLL: Consensus Scheduling Component for iCalendar
draft-ietf-calext-vpoll-01

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Network Working Group                                            E. York
Internet-Draft                                                          
Intended status: Standards Track                                C. Daboo
Expires: 17 April 2021                                                  
                                                             M. Douglass
                                                         14 October 2020

          VPOLL: Consensus Scheduling Component for iCalendar
                       draft-ietf-calext-vpoll-01

Abstract

   This specification introduces a new iCalendar component which allows
   for consensus scheduling, that is, voting on a number of alternative
   meeting or task alternatives.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Terms and definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  consensus scheduling  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  active Vpoll  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.3.  voter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   4.  Simple Consensus Scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  The VPOLL Component: An Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.2.  The VPOLL Alternative Choices: An Overview  . . . . . . .   7
     4.3.  VPOLL responses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.4.  VPOLL updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.5.  VPOLL Completion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.6.  Other Responses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   5.  iCalendar Extensions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     5.1.  Updated Participant Type Value  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     5.2.  Updated Relation Type Value . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     5.3.  Updated Status Value  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.4.  New Property Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       5.4.1.  Required  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       5.4.2.  Stay-Informed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     5.5.  New Properties  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       5.5.1.  Accept-Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       5.5.2.  Poll-Completion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       5.5.3.  Poll-Item-Id  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       5.5.4.  Poll-Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       5.5.5.  Poll-properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       5.5.6.  Poll-Winner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       5.5.7.  Reply-URL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       5.5.8.  Response  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     5.6.  New Components  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       5.6.1.  VPOLL Component . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       5.6.2.  VOTE Component  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   6.  Poll Modes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     6.1.  POLL-MODE:BASIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
       6.1.1.  Property restrictions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
       6.1.2.  Outcome reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   7.  iTIP Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
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