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Property Name

STATUS

Purpose

This property defines the overall status or confirmation for the calendar component.

Value Type

TEXT

Property Parameters

IANA and non-standard property parameters can be specified on this property.

Conformance

This property can be specified once in "VEVENT", "VTODO", or "VJOURNAL" calendar components.

Description

In a group-scheduled calendar component, the property is used by the "Organizer" to provide a confirmation of the event to the "Attendees". For example in a "VEVENT" calendar component, the "Organizer" can indicate that a meeting is tentative, confirmed, or cancelled. In a "VTODO" calendar component, the "Organizer" can indicate that an action item needs action, is completed, is in process or being worked on, or has been cancelled. In a "VJOURNAL" calendar component, the "Organizer" can indicate that a journal entry is draft, final, or has been cancelled or removed.

Format Definition

This property is defined by the following notation:

 status          = "STATUS" statparam ":" statvalue CRLF

 statparam       = *(";" other-param)

 statvalue       = (statvalue-event
                 /  statvalue-todo
                 /  statvalue-jour)

 statvalue-event = "TENTATIVE"    ;Indicates event is tentative.
                 / "CONFIRMED"    ;Indicates event is definite.
                 / "CANCELLED"    ;Indicates event was cancelled.
 ;Status values for a "VEVENT"

 statvalue-todo  = "NEEDS-ACTION" ;Indicates to-do needs action.
                 / "COMPLETED"    ;Indicates to-do completed.
                 / "IN-PROCESS"   ;Indicates to-do in process of.
                 / "CANCELLED"    ;Indicates to-do was cancelled.
 ;Status values for "VTODO".

 statvalue-jour  = "DRAFT"        ;Indicates journal is draft.
                 / "FINAL"        ;Indicates journal is final.
                 / "CANCELLED"    ;Indicates journal is removed.
;Status values for "VJOURNAL".

Example

The following is an example of this property for a "VEVENT" calendar component:

 STATUS:TENTATIVE

The following is an example of this property for a "VTODO" calendar component:

 STATUS:NEEDS-ACTION

The following is an example of this property for a "VJOURNAL" calendar component:

 STATUS:DRAFT

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