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Re: running a script after a certain delay

2003-11-05 08:27:50

On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 01:52:04PM +0100, Thoralf Will wrote:

Hi all,

is there any implementation/idea/suggestion available already to run a
script after a certain time has passed?

Mail from xxx(_at_)yyy(_dot_)zzz arrives and gets delivered, the usual 
scripts are
running and put it into a special folder.
A 2nd script starts 1h later, looks for a mail in this special folder
and does something (redirect again, autoreply ...) if there is still a

Is this possible and when how or are there any intentions to implement
something like this?

That's actually an interesting notion: I assume the point is to give
an autoreply if a human hasn't dealt with an issue soon.  But it sounds
more appropriate for a ticketing system than a final delivery filter.


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