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An event index for Plone/ZCatalog that supports recurring events
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Introduction ============ plone.app.eventindex is an attempt to make a sane index for finding events that support recurring events and is reasonably fast. Most importantly existing solutions will calculate the recurrence-times at index-time. This means events need to be reindexed after a time, and it also means you can't support events that repeat more often than once a day, because it becomes impractical to search for events otherwise. This index will instead calculate the recurrence when searching. This has the potential to cause problems if you create objects that will recur once every second and have a very long end-date. In these cases we'll just include the first 10000 recurrences. But otherwise the implementation is simpler, cleaner and more flexible. Todo ---- * Tests with timezones * More tests with recurrence * Functional tests with a whole Plone-site * Decide how to handle timezone-naive dates (and test that) Credits ------- plone.app.eventindex is created by Lennart Regebro, firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks to Nuxeo, http://www.nuxeo.com/ plone.app.eventindex is informed and inspired by Nuxeo's CalZope calendaring product, also authored by Lennart Regebro. Although this is a new product with newly authored code, plone.app.eventindex would not have been possible without Nuxeo.