[sword-devel] Bible in a Year Email app

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Thu May 20 13:42:40 MST 2004

diatheke -b SME -k `date +%m.%d`

Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> On Fri, 21 May 2004, David Overcash wrote:
>>To my knowledge there have been similiar programs, however, I think your
>>idea stands apart from them in it's form of email delivery.  What I
>>would do if I were you would be to create a program as you are that
>>looks up a sword verse, and sends an email containing that verse...
>>However, have that program grab it's list of people to send to from a
>>mySQL database which will be on the web, and have a website where people
>>can sign up to put their email in that database...  make sense?
> Sounds like something that does not need any new tool at all.
> Use mailinglist software like mailman to take care of delivery.
> Use crontab to generate a daily message to this list.
> All I need is something to get a daily devotional and it could be up 5
> minutes after that.
> Hugo.

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