[CentOS] Looking for a facebook / twitter desktop-like APP for general use
Rudi at SoftDux.com
Wed Mar 2 09:12:09 UTC 2011
On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 10:47 AM, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 02 Mar 2011 10:24:26 +0200
> Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> So I was basically looking for something, which works in the same way
>> as Google Notify (let's use a different example) which logs onto a
>> server, queries the DB for info and displays it to the user.
> Most of us call a program that does that a web browser.
> People don't check your website for information; what makes you think they will
> run a completely different program (that they won't ever need for anything else)
> to check a different "website" for information?
> I just (about two weeks ago) wrote my own little email list manager-database
> program (in C/ncurses because it's really the only thing that I know how to use
> "well") because I'm changing the way that I book my movies and want to give my
> customers an easy "push" way to receive updates on what's playing and when. So
> far the email list seems to be working and it's very popular with the people I
> want to reach with the information. They don't have to remember to check my
> website and every week they get a "reminder" that the theatre exists.
> Perhaps something like that is what you want. Just gather everyone's email
> address and send out a mass email to everyone when you have something to say.
> With a sufficiently small number of customers, you could even manage it
> through your regular mail client and avoid having to write or install any
> program at all.
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