sharing a calendar profile between two computers

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Thu Nov 9 15:54:20 UTC 2006

On 25/10/06, Sébastien Barthélemy <Sebastien.Barthelemy at> wrote:
> Le mardi 24 octobre 2006 à 00:47 -0400, Brian McKee a écrit :
> > It might be fun to try - but I wouldn't expect this to be easy.  The problem
> > with the USB stick idea is that it's not really 'syncing', you're just
> > copying.  You would have to be very careful to never make an edit after you
> > copy the files to the USB stick on either end, or it'll disappear.
> Unison ( may be the right tool for
> that:
> it can sync two locations (through network or not, usb stick is ok) and
> check himself which one is the good. If both have changed since the last
> sync, it warns you.
> I used to sync my /home (with mail and config files...) between two
> computers for 1 year, it is really efficient. Of course you need the
> same versions of the softwares on both sides.
> You will probably need to adapt the config file if you use the usb
> stick, in order to prevent him to believe the "date" field of the
> filesystem.

I've heard about Unison but never tried it.
So you'd know if you made the mistake of editing both ends since the
last change,
but you still have to pick one to go with and discard the other....
I guess what we need here is a tool to 'merge' ical files...

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