We are looking into a process to notify doctors, via email, when one
of their patients has been admitted. When a patient is admitted, a
record is written to a log file. Current idea being tossed around is
to read the log file from the previous day and send emails as needed.
I thought this might be an ideal application for a trigger program.
I could see the trigger getting fired on a write to the log file.
All I would want to do is pass the data to be written to a program
and the program would either send or not send an email. <<SNIP>>