RFC: Time Library 0.2

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 10:38:29 EST 2005

On 11/1/05, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Sebastian Sylvan wrote:
> >
> > Well, on my system, System.Time has a resolution of 16ms, which is terrible.
> >
> > So we need a function that uses the various high performance counters
> > that each architecture exposes to get high-precison results.
> Those counters are not synchronized to civil time. You can't have both
> high resolution and absolute precision.

Which is why I requested a separate function which just gives the
picosecs since startup (or something).

Sebastian Sylvan
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