[Python-Dev] an alternative to embedding policy in PEP 418 (was: PEP 418: Add monotonic clock)

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 16:09:28 CEST 2012

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 08:03, Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> wrote:
>  clock = get_clock(MONOTONIC|HIRES) or get_clock(MONOTONIC)
> If the symbol names are not the horribleness, can you qualify what API
> you would like more?

Well, get_clock(monotonic=True, highres=True) would be a vast
improvement over get_clock(MONOTONIC|HIRES). I also think it should
raise an error if not found. The clarity and easy of use of the API is
much more important than how much you can do in one line.


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