System.Time.Clock Implementation - Clock.hs (1/1)

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at
Thu Feb 24 14:36:45 EST 2005

Ashley Yakeley <ashley at> writes:

> * DiffTime and UTCDiffTime are instances of Num, Integral etc., and as 
> such it represent picoseconds. This isn't ideal with regards to physical 
> dimension, but that's the way the numeric classes are.

Wouldn't it be more convenient if they were interpreted as seconds
(accurate to a picosecond)?

   __("<         Marcin Kowalczyk
   \__/       qrczak at

More information about the Libraries mailing list