How to publish a calendar to webdav (ical) server

I have a Xserve running ical server, but when a user tries to publish a personal calendar on their desktop to the webdav service on the Xserve, it's prompting for a directory path.
What directory we put there? Everything we've tried doesn't work.

There is a difference between sharing and publishing. The latter means getting your calendar to display as an ordinary web page: firstly this cannot be done with a calendar listed under iCloud (this was also true with MobileMe) but only if it's listed under 'On My Mac'. The facility is still available in iCal for such calendars, but the problem is that it has to be published to a CalDav server because MobileMe, which used to take the published files and turn it into a web page, is not longer available. It's assumed in the Help that you are going to be running such a server yourself, which obviously requires a fair standard of technical knowledge. It's been claimed that Box.net can do this but I've seen complaints that it doesn't work.
Sharing, which you can do with iCloud calendars, makes the calendars available for others to subscribe to in a CalDAV client - iCal itself is such a client, and you can also do this with Google calendar - this does require the recipient to have a Google account. The process with iCloud is described in this page and the pages following:
http://help.apple.com/icloud/#mm6b1a8694
BusyCal has various sharing options and there is a full user guide available here:
http://www.busymac.com/busycal/userguide/index.html

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