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@@ -8,6 +8,13 @@ commands, e.g.:
@ '19 January 2038 03:14:07'; halt
@ 9:00am mon; printf '\a'
+@ is similar to the standard sleep utility except that it accepts a time
+and optional date instead of a delay duration. @ is distinct from the
+at daemon package by Jose M Calhariz in that @ is not a daemon that runs
+jobs in the background; instead it delays subsequent commands in a list,
+allowing such commands to remain connected to a controlling terminal for
+user interaction.
Date/Time Formats