[Python-Dev] PEP 418 is too divisive and confusing and should be postponed

PJ Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Apr 5 04:23:51 CEST 2012

On Apr 4, 2012 7:28 PM, "Victor Stinner" <victor.stinner at gmail.com> wrote:
> More details why it's hard to define such function and why I dropped
> it from the PEP.
> If someone wants to propose again such function ("monotonic or
> fallback to system" clock), two issues should be solved:
>  - name of the function
>  - description of the function

Maybe I missed it, but did anyone ever give a reason why the fallback
couldn't be to Steven D'Aprano's monotonic wrapper algorithm over the
system clock?  (Given a suitable minimum delta.)  That function appeared to
me to provide a sufficiently monotonic clock for timeout purposes, if
nothing else.
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