Data.Time.Clock.DiffTime documentation error

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Tue Jul 29 07:01:41 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-07-28 at 22:34 -0700, Alexander Dunlap wrote:
> Hi all,
> The documentation for Data.Time.Clock.DiffTime says that DiffTime has
> an *accuracy* of 10^-12 seconds. Since (I assume) the datatype can't
> ensure the accuracy of external timekeeping mechanisms, shouldn't this
> say *precision* of 10^-12 seconds? The same is true for
> NominalDiffTime.

Sounds right to me.

> I don't know if a change this simple needs to go though the Library
> Submissions Process, but it certainly could.

Not for minor documentation changes. Just email the maintainer,
preferably with a patch to make his life easier.


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