timed event??

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Mon Jul 16 16:41:26 CEST 2001


In article <tl5t1fprkuobd at corp.supernews.com>, NJM <njm at rectec.net> wrote:
>
>I want to write a program that does things on a timed basis.  Can someone
>tell me where is the best place to start?  I can't seem to find any modules
>that will help me.

Depends what you mean.  For example, if you're on a Unix system, it's
quite likely that the simplest solution is to let the timing be done
externally by a cron job; the program itself does not handle the timing.
(You can probably have the Windows scheduler do something similar, but
I'm not familiar enough with it to say.)
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