[thelist] Time Triggered Events on Server

David Dorward evolt at david.us-lot.org
Mon Jul 19 08:31:34 CDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 14:05, Rob Smith wrote:
> Let's say for example that I want to be emailed at 4:59pm this afternoon
> telling me that I have one minute left before I can go home. Or in another
> example, I want the server to check for data every second and when new data
> is found, it sends me an email.

Typically with cron for most timed events.

Things which run every second are probably better handled by a program
with its own internal timer (the specifics of which depend on the
language you are using).
David Dorward       <http://blog.dorward.me.uk/>   <http://dorward.me.uk/>

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