source: trunk/athena/bin/lert/model.txt @ 7779

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[7779]1For Clarification:
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31.  lert used in login
4    may use zephyr or cat
5    should not use -n
6    i.e. put the messages up every time it is run.
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82.  lert run by hand can use -n
9    this will tell the server you want to be removed
10    the server will remove you from the db, moving your current record
11to a log db
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13so...
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16(admin view)
17administrator does
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19lertload b < file_of_names
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21file_of_names
22alpha
23beta
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25and makes file lertb (whatever text you like)
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27(user view)
28alpha logs in, gets shown lertb.
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30when alpha gets tired of seeing lertb, runs
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32lert -n
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34which moves that record to log.
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36(it also shows him all the messages once more--this helps avoid
37problems with not seeing some message due to time)
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39(added fun)
40admin can also use
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42lertdump
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44to see who is in the database with what categories
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46lertstop b
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48to remove all the b's in the database
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50lertused name
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52to remove a user from the database
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54lertsaid
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56to see who is in the log database
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58note:  lert0 will be shown first to people getting other messages.
59       recommended usage:
60         "To stop seeing these messages, please type lert -n"
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62or whatever other usage notes people want to show the users who are
63being sent messages... (thanks to Craig for pointing out this
64documentation horror!)
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