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COLLECT-REMINDERS(8) User Contributed Perl Documentation COLLECT-REMINDERS(8)


collect-reminders - collect email reminders to be sent out


Collect emails reminders set by users for special occasions and move them to the email-reminder spool directory.


Email-reminder allows users to define events that they want to be reminded of by email.

This script is meant to be invoked everyday by a cron job or as the root user. It collects the reminder files from each user.


Displays basic usage message.
Prints out information about what the program is doing, including the full emails being sent out.
Displays the version number.


~/.email-reminders, /etc/email-reminder.conf


Francois Marier <>


email-reminder-editor, send-reminders


Copyright (C) 2004-2014 by Francois Marier

Email-Reminder is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Email-Reminder is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with Email-Reminder; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.

2022-07-29 perl v5.34.0