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When I tried to add to Google Calendar (Other Calendars -> Add by URL) it didn't have any events. Eventually, Google gave me an error message:

Could not fetch the url because robots.txt prevents us from crawling the url.

Indeed, checking the export URL is disallowed. It shouldn't be. It'd be really convenient to get room events on Google calendar automatically, without having to add each one.

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Hmmm... I'm kinda surprised they ran robots.txt on that; but yes, it makes sense for that URL to be importable! will look in the AM (I have other changes in the "pipe" for chat, and I don't want to push it out at 11pm, in case it goes sour...) – Marc Gravell Feb 13 '12 at 22:54
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As soon as google slurp down the updated robots.txt, this should work. I have validated the change in webmaster-tools, with the verdict:

Allowed (blah blah blah)

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