scron - I like that it doesn’t come with many features, and the lack of spool directory. having crontabs managed by users and ran with their
commune userinstances seems like it makes more sense to me than it does to have a central daemon doing it. However, scron seems almost unmaintained, it has somewhat ugly documentation, and I’d prefer something different.
vixie-cronis old as hell (and not properly public domain as Vixie himself claims),
cronieis being consumed by the GPL,
slicdis better but GPL-3.0, so it seems our choices are slim.
snooze by Leah Neukirchen could be a good candidate. I think that could go really well with commune, perhaps having some sort of
commune snoozescope to integrate with it. It’s not a daemon, but their intended method of using
snoozeis to use it with a supervisor like
runit(or, in our case,