On 03/11/2010 02:41, Michael Foord wrote:


On 2 November 2010 22:17, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan@gmail.com> wrote:
2010/11/2 M.-A. Lemburg <mal@egenix.com>:
> You might want to look at the systimes.py module that comes with pybench
> (see Tools/pybench). This already provides a cross-platform way of
> accessing high accuracy timers for benchmarking and the like.
>
> For obvious reasons this tries to measure run-time, though, and not
> elapsed time.

I think MAL answered the naming question without even realising it:

time.elapsed_time(start_time=0)


I'm +1 on the functionality and either elapsed_time or wallclock is fine with me.

Perhaps the patch author should decide...

Michael

elapsed_time!  Please!  Hate wallclock.
Rob Cliffe
 

Cheers,
Nick.

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