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From Sam Ruby <>
Subject Re: Report Reminder Emails
Date Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:51:54 GMT
On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 11:21 PM, John D. Ament <> wrote:
> All,
> Over the past 2 months, mostly in the days leading up to sending the report
> timeline emaisl, I've been putting together a simple script to generate the
> podling report reminders.  I used this as an opportunity to learn me some
> python, and figure out how our mail servers work.  I finally finished it,
> except for maybe some minor tweaks to the date calculation.
> You can find the script here:
> My next steps are:
> 1. Add it to the report runbook, indicating when to send the reminders.
> 2. Try to get it incorporated into whimsy.

/me waves :-)

Because whimsy-vm is within the ASF's infrastructure, there is no need
for a user and password to send mail.  There also shouldn't be a need
to prompt for a month?

If you wouldn't mind, what I would like to do is to integrate this
with Whimsy's library (which means recoding in Ruby, a language very
much like Python).  What that would mean is that things like the email
list override would be available to all of Whimsy's applications, and
not be locked into this one.  It also will make this script even

- Sam Ruby

> John

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