[Zope] Periodic task in a Zope 2 environment

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Feb 18 05:29:45 EST 2009

Marco Bizzarri wrote:
> Thanks, Chris, but I do not want to use cron... 

Why not? Why re-invent the wheel in a more fragile and less tested way?

> also because I can end
> in environments where there is no cron ;)

Such as?

On *nix, you have cron.
On MacOS, you have cron.
On Windows, you have Schedules Tasks.
On all posix systems you have 'at'.

So where are these environments where you don't have cron or an equivalent?


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