iCal came out today,

iCal came out today, which allows for web sharing of calendars. Since it only publishes via WebDAV, you either need to have your own server running the protocol, or it looks like you’ll have to pay for a .Mac account.

Why it doesn’t do ftp or scp publishing is a mystery, but after seeing it launch Apple’s Mail to email out my personal calendar (even though Entourage is my current default client), and that it’s new protocol webcal:// only works in IE, I’m starting to think Apple’s pulling the same sort of lock-in antics that people demonize Microsoft for.