Google Calendar, WTF?

Quite obviously, Google does not always get it right either. Ever when I try to see my Google Calendar (using Opera), I am requested to login. So I enter my credentials, am redirected a couple of times and — are broght to the login page again. Logging in again does not help, I have by then entered an infinite loop. Thankfully, I can escape this loop by jumping to the original calendar URL again — now Google recognizes that I have already logged in and shows me my calendar. Great.

But this one is even better. Having received an invitation, I was presented with a page offering me to accept or reject the event.

Look at the screenshot — you can select all three options Yes, No and Maybe at the same time! Very convenient indeed. Having submitted the form, this answer seems to have been recognized as a Yes. Amazing.

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Johannes Passing, M.Sc., living in Berlin, Germany.

Besides his consulting work, Johannes mainly focusses on Win32, COM, and NT kernel mode development, along with Java and .Net. He also is the author of cfix, a C/C++ unit testing framework for Win32 and NT kernel mode, Visual Assert, a Visual Studio Unit Testing-AddIn, and NTrace, a dynamic function boundary tracing toolkit for Windows NT/x86 kernel/user mode code.

Contact Johannes: jpassing (at) acm org

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