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Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV, or CalDAV, is an Internet standard allowing a client to access and manage calendar data along with the ability to schedule meetings with users on the same or on remote servers.[1][2] It lets multiple users in different locations to share, search and synchronize calendar data.[3] It extends the WebDAV (HTTP-based protocol for data manipulation) specification and uses the iCalendar format for the calendar data.[2] The access protocol is defined by RFC 4791.[1] Extensions to CalDAV for scheduling are standardized as RFC 6638.[1] The protocol is used by many important open-source applications.[3]

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Communication protocol
PurposeAccess remote scheduling information
IntroductionMarch 2007; 16 years ago (2007-03)
Based onWebDAV
OSI layerApplication
RFC(s)RFC 4791, 6638