[Python-Dev] Subsecond time stamps

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
10 Sep 2002 20:25:16 +0200

Anthony Baxter <anthony@interlink.com.au> writes:

> Not only that, but if you're that precise, are you measuring the time
> when the modification started, the time when it started hitting the
> disks, when the write on the disk completed, when the O/S signalled
> to the application that the modification was complete... questions 
> questions.. .:)

For Python, these questions are easy to answer: We just report to the
application what the system reports to us. It the the file system
implementor's job to define the notion of modification time.