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Parameter Name

ROLE

Purpose

To specify the participation role for the calendar user specified by the property.

Format Definition

This property parameter is defined by the following notation:

roleparam = "ROLE" "=" ("CHAIR" ; Indicates chair of the ; calendar entity / "REQ-PARTICIPANT" ; Indicates a participant whose ; participation is required / "OPT-PARTICIPANT" ; Indicates a participant whose ; participation is optional / "NON-PARTICIPANT" ; Indicates a participant who ; is copied for information ; purposes only / x-name ; Experimental role / iana-token) ; Other IANA role ; Default is REQ-PARTICIPANT

Description

This parameter can be specified on properties with a CAL-ADDRESS value type. The parameter specifies the participation role for the calendar user specified by the property in the group schedule calendar component. If not specified on a property that allows this parameter, the default value is REQ-PARTICIPANT. Applications MUST treat x-name and iana-token values they don't recognize the same way as they would the REQ-PARTICIPANT value.

Example

 ATTENDEE;ROLE=CHAIR:mailto:mrbig@example.com

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