Eggheads: A putslow ?

Dathi Oxencroft dathi at
Thu Aug 26 08:40:17 CST 2004

Thanks gents.

Much easier than I imagined, once I understood what commands to look at :)

On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 12:10 pm, BarkerJr wrote:
> >>I'm looking for ideas on how to queue up potentially a large number of
> >>messages, and feed them out 1 per X seconds (probably 45 or 60). While
> >> I am reasonably competent with TCL, I'm stumped on ways to achieve
> >> this.
> >
> > Off the top of my head:
> >
> > Have a global list you add lines to that you want to send.  Have a
> > timer or TIME bind that runs a proc that removes the first line from
> > the list, sends it, then sets a timer again to call the proc X number
> > of seconds later.  Your other procs can then just add lines to this
> > list.
> I have a script that does this somewhat.  The idea is that if you develop
> lots of queues, you don't need to worry about speeds, just send the most
> important queues first.

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