[sword-devel] Bible in a Year Email app

Derek Viljoen dviljoen at comcast.net
Thu May 20 07:33:02 MST 2004

I was struck by some inspiration to do an application for myself, but I
wanted to first check if anyone else has done it or not.

In an attempt to make my devotions more organized, I thought of writing
an app that can automagically email you the text of a daily reading so
you can read through the Bible in a year just by keeping up with your

I wrote a quick and dirty lookup program using the Sword API, and
started researching libesmtp to see how to send the mail.  I want a
command-line app that will read a config file for the scripture
references for the date, pull the references from sword, and mail them
to a configured email address.  This can all be setup to run from a cron

Before I jump in and write it though, I wanted to check if anyone else
has done it, or something similar.

Derek Viljoen
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