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gary.curtin
Did you see what Bobby Moss wrote in LXF230, November 2017?

"Unfortunately, Thunderbird is less straightforward; support for
calendars at the time of writing could charitably be called
experimental! You’ll need to install an add-on called Lightning, which
you can obtain by heading to Tools>Add-ons>Get Add-ons. In addition,
you’ll need to find ‘Browse all add-ons’ and search for the plugin
before you can install it. Lightning only creates local calendars, so to
sync with Google Calendar you need install a provider add-on too.
Unfortunately, at the moment this is only compatible with Thunderbird if
it’s the 32-bit incarnation and version 52.0 or earlier. But there’s a
positive end in sight, thankfully: there have been significant
governance changes for Thunderbird as a project and so we eagerly
anticipate a fix."

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Alan Lord (News)
That's not totally accurate.

Lightning supports Caldav natively; as does Google. All my calendar
collections are synced with Google in this way.

The future of TB however has been in considerable doubt for a couple of
years now. Although recently mozilla have kind of said they will
continue to support it for a while it is still not out-of-the-woods...

https://blog.mozilla.org/thunderbird/

Al

On 03/11/17 12:51, Gary C Curtin wrote:

> Did you see what Bobby Moss wrote in LXF230, November 2017?
>
> "Unfortunately, Thunderbird is less straightforward; support for
> calendars at the time of writing could charitably be called
> experimental! You’ll need to install an add-on called Lightning, which
> you can obtain by heading to Tools>Add-ons>Get Add-ons. In addition,
> you’ll need to find ‘Browse all add-ons’ and search for the plugin
> before you can install it. Lightning only creates local calendars, so to
> sync with Google Calendar you need install a provider add-on too.
> Unfortunately, at the moment this is only compatible with Thunderbird if
> it’s the 32-bit incarnation and version 52.0 or earlier. But there’s a
> positive end in sight, thankfully: there have been significant
> governance changes for Thunderbird as a project and so we eagerly
> anticipate a fix."
>

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gary.curtin
And let's not forget iCalendar and WCAP.

On 03/11/2017 16:32, Alan Lord wrote:
> That's not totally accurate.
>
> Lightning supports Caldav natively; as does Google. All my calendar
> collections are synced with Google in this way.
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