[development] Queue as a supplement to cron

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Tue Mar 13 01:12:26 UTC 2007

On 3/12/07, Neil Drumm <drumm at delocalizedham.com> wrote:
> On 3/12/07, Boris Mann <boris at bryght.com> wrote:

> > > Is this functionality something that people would like to see in core?
> > > Search module has a 'queue' of unindexed content, would it benefit
> > > from having an abstracted queue?
> >
> > aggregator (and other, contrib-based aggregation) would benefit from
> > this as well, I believe.
> Those happen regularly, so cron is best.

Errr....except for mass numbers of aggregation where one cron run
can't crank through everything. Queue might not be the right solution,
but I wanted to point out that current cron architecture is not up to
the task.

> Ping module could use this since you want to queue those HTTP requests
> for later.

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