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Data::ICal::Entry::Event - Represents an event in an iCalendar file

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NAME

Data::ICal::Entry::Event - Represents an event in an iCalendar file

SYNOPSIS

    my $vevent = Data::ICal::Entry::Event->new();
    $vevent->add_properties(
        summary => "my party",
        description => "I'll cry if I want to",
        # Dat*e*::ICal is not a typo here
        dtstart   => Date::ICal->new( epoch => time )->ical,
    );
    $calendar->add_entry($vevent);
    $vevent->add_entry($alarm);

DESCRIPTION

A Data::ICal::Entry::Event object represents a single event in an iCalendar file. (Note that the iCalendar RFC refers to entries as "components".) It is a subclass of Data::ICal::Entry and accepts all of its methods.

METHODS

ical_entry_type

Returns "VEVENT", its iCalendar entry name.

mandatory_unique_properties

The "uid" property is mandatory if "rfc_strict" was passed to "new" in Data::ICal.

optional_unique_properties

According to the iCalendar standard, the following properties may be specified at most one time for an event:
        class  created  description  dtstart  geo
        last-modified  location  organizer  priority
        dtstamp  sequence  status  summary  transp
        uid  url  recurrence-id
In addition, "dtend" and "duration" may be specified at most once each, but not both in the same entry (though this restriction is not enforced).
Or if "vcal10 => 1":
        class dcreated completed description dtstart dtend
        last-modified location rnum priority
        sequence status summary transp
        url uid

optional_repeatable_properties

According to the iCalendar standard, the following properties may be specified any number of times for an event:
        attach  attendee  categories  comment
        contact  exdate  exrule  request-status  related-to
        resources  rdate  rrule
Or if "vcal10 => 1":
        aalarm  attach  attendee  categories
        dalarm  exdate  exrule  malarm  palarm  related-to
        resources  rdate  rrule

SEE ALSO

Data::ICal::DateTime
For date parsing and formatting, including denoting "all day" events, considering using this module. Because it's a "mix in", you can still use all the methods here as well as the new date handling methods it defines.

AUTHOR

Best Practical Solutions, LLC <modules@bestpractical.com> Copyright (c) 2005 - 2015, Best Practical Solutions, LLC. All rights reserved.
This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic.
2015-02-17 perl v5.20.2