Outlook iCalendar sync warnings
I just added the URL to the iCalendar to my Outlook 2010 account, and I noticed in the Send/Receive Progress dialog that many warnings are generated for my tasks.
The warnings take the form of:
Task 'Internet Calendar Subscriptions' reported error (0x00040038): The VEVENT, '<TodoistTask>', defined near line <n>, lacks a UID even though it is required by the iCalendar specification. Double-click to open this item.
Everything kinda seems to work, although I haven't tried moving a task around and synchronizing it, yet.
Question: Do I need to worry? Should I wait for these warnings to go away before using this feature, to prevent data loss?
Asked by Alan McBee on Mar 31, 2013 - 13:21
Please don't worry about these warning, there are some differences in various options of the iCal standard and Outlook may expect a different format for some tasks and notifies you about it, but rest assured - this will not cause any issue especially not data loss (the iCal feed is one-way only so it doesn't send any information to Todoist).