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From Berin Loritsch <>
Subject Re: [ Timer Service ] Cron-like configuration
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 13:01:14 GMT
Richard Monson-Haefel wrote:

> Personally, I feel that the timer service API is far too limited.  I wrote
> an article that discussed the use of cron like configuration ... I would
> like to know if we can offer this sort of thing as a non-standard option - I
> have a feeling if we do it, the next EJB JSR will adopt it.
> Here is a link to the article I wrote:

In avalon-components we have a scheduler service available.  It can be adapted
for use in this project.  IMO it would be better to adopt and enhance an
existing project than to start it up from scratch.


"They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety
  deserve neither liberty nor safety."
                 - Benjamin Franklin

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