How to implement a timebased reminder?

Klaus on-rev klaus at
Fri Jun 11 07:38:56 EDT 2010

Hi Tiemo,

> Hello,
> I would like to create a timebased reminder (like a reminder from a calendar
> app), which runs the whole day "in the background"/ as a task icon (windows)
> or gadget and reminds me in settable intervals about anything.
> How do you realize this kind of app with using a minimum of the processor
> power? Using idle and idlerate or any kind of loop or perhaps something
> completely different?

Do not use IDLE!

> Which would be the less consuming approach?
> Any hint welcome

this also can be done with "ditto" :-D

No, just kidding, use "send ... in... " for this purpose!

> Tiemo



Klaus Major
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