[thelist] Automated Email Script - ideas please

Fred Jones fredthejonester at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 14:22:25 CDT 2009

> - scheduled cron job on linux [I know cron can be used for scheduling
> backups etc., assume it could send emails as well but know nothing about
> writing the script]

Yes, use cron to run a php script. This is very easy and will do just
what you want. You use CLI or wget to trigger the php script.

> - if an email was sent once every second for two minutes leading up to
> and following the bid opening time what are the implications of the
> sender/sender's IP being flagged as spamming

120 emails? Depends I suppose. I think that's a bit much.


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