> > The Xron product release is almost a year old,
> > but Scheduler seems to be only available via CVS.
> > Can anyone comment as to the maturity/stability
> > of these products? Any advice would be much appreciated.
> I can't vouch for either of the products you mentioned, but I've had
> good luck with cron on linux teamed with wget :-)
> There doesn't seem to be much support in Zope for use cases
> where an action is not event driven, ie not a request/response pair.
> *** Vaporware Follows***
> What *I* want, (but haven't written yet) is a product that can do
> continuous low level scraping of legacy data sources and feed this
> data into an RDBMS or the ZODB. A kind of "helper daemon". How
> each instance is scheduled would be one of many adjustable per
> instance config options :-) However, assuming that I do get around
> to building this product, I don't know where on the scale between
> ugly hack and elegant, reusable solution it will fall. This will also
> determine whether you ever see it on "zope.org" :-)
I'm interested in starting to maintain Xron, if it has potential to be a
From the code it doesn't seem to do any strange things, but I would
like to know if anybody has experience of using it in a production
environment, or any other experiences and that would recommend not
using it in a production environment.
The central feature I'm interested in is the ability to setup packing
policies inside Zope.
I know many people uses Cron or Scheduler but I like to have one
platform independent solution and preferably inside the Zope process.
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