Google Calendar Now Has Event Optional Attendees Feature

Posted Nov 29, 2010

Google Software Engineering Intern Karol Stosiek wrote about a new feature that has been added to Google Calendar. As meetings tend to have vary in importance for attendees, Google Calendar now has an “Optional attendees” feature. When setting up an Event on Google Calendar through Gmail, click on “Make some attendees optional” and you can start adding names/e-mail addresses. Before creating the event, you will need to toggle the role of each attendee by clicking the icon next to their name (note the screenshot above has a person icon that is not filling in black). [Gmail Blog]