Am Mittwoch 24 Juni 2009 19:19:17 schrieb Reinout van Rees:
> Hi all,
> In messages like
>, zc.async is
> mentioned as the solution for cron-like functionality in zope. Effectively
> you would not need zope2's clockserver.
> Reading zc.async's docs, I cannot find how to do a given task regularly. 
> For example a weekly pack.  Or a daily call of one method that archives
> older items.  That sort of stuff. Many things can be handled by cronjobs,
> but you tend to get a lot of them.  And you don't want to embed the
> password everywhere.
> Anyway: I cannot find the word "cron" anywhere in the zc.async source.  Or
> "repetitive" or "regular".  Is zc.async not intended for this kind of
> usage?

I personally recommend to also look at lovely.remotetask, as this does have 
direct cronjob functionality and is relatively simple to implement. 
I personally use it, however, I'm still a bit sceptic if it's really robust 
and scales well, moreover, I'm unsure if it is actively maintained.

Best Regards,

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