2.2.99 [RFC5546] Section 2 Interoperability Models

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The specification states that an application written to this specification may work with bindings for the store-and-forward transport, the real time transport, or both. Also note that iTIP could be bound to other transports.

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, Microsoft Outlook 2010, Microsoft Outlook 2013, Microsoft Outlook 2016

Outlook can export certain types of iTIP data within a text/calendar MIME part of an email or as an .ics file. The following table specifies what type of data can be exported in each format.

iTIP Method

MIME Part

.ics File

PUBLISH

Cannot export

Can export

REQUEST

Can export

Can export

REPLY

Can export

Cannot export

ADD

Cannot export

Cannot export

CANCEL

Can export

Cannot export

REFRESH

Cannot export

Cannot export

COUNTER

Can export

Cannot export

DECLINE-COUNTER

Cannot export

Cannot export

Outlook can import certain types of iTIP data from a text/calendar MIME part of an email or from an .ics file. The following table specifies what type of data can be imported from each format.

iTIP Method

MIME Part

.ics File

PUBLISH

Cannot import (rendered as raw content lines in message body)

Can import

REQUEST

Can import

Can import

REPLY

Can import

Can import

ADD

Cannot import (rendered as raw content lines in message body)

Treated as PUBLISH

CANCEL

Can import

Can import

REFRESH

Cannot import (rendered as raw content lines in message body)

Treated as PUBLISH

COUNTER

Can import

Treated as PUBLISH

DECLINE-COUNTER

Cannot import (rendered as raw content lines in message body)

Treated as PUBLISH

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