[Python-Dev] PEP 418: Add monotonic time, performance counter and process time functions

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Tue Apr 17 06:48:22 CEST 2012

On 16Apr2012 01:25, Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com> wrote:
| I suppose that most people don't care that "resolution" and
| "precision" are different things.

If we're using the same definitions we discussed offline, where

  - resolution is the units the clock call (underneath) works in (for
    example, nanoseconds)

  - precision is the effective precision of the results, for example

I'd say people would care if they knew, and mostly care about
Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> DoD#743

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