implementing a timer?

Kirill Miazine km-list-python at
Tue Dec 18 11:19:33 CET 2001

* waalp <waalp at> [20011218 10:56]:
> I'm trying to make a script that will check if i have mail every let's say
> 10 minutes.So i tought let's use something like a timer. But i can't find
> any documentation on how to implement something like this.
> I'm a beginner so it could be that i haven't looked in the right places.
> Could somebody please help?

import time
time.sleep(600) # sleep for 600 seconds


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