On Nov 30, 2006, at 11:47 AM, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov wrote:

> On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, James Edward Gray II wrote:
>
>> On Nov 30, 2006, at 7:51 AM, Damphyr wrote:
>>
>>> Behind the scenes cron manipulation is too flaky for my tastes  
>>> (and for windows I would need a separate implementation).
>>> So, is there a library that will give me timers, a nice way to  
>>> configure them and a nice event driven interface? :)
>>
>> I've wanted this myself.  I wonder if we could get it down to Ruby  
>> Quiz size...
>
> i'm working on a library for this now.  any request?

Ara, you just plain rock.

My biggest request:  a sane way (read: not-cron-like) to schedule  
events.  ;)

James Edward Gray II