[Python-Dev] PEP 564: Add new time functions with nanosecond resolution

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat Oct 21 11:45:37 EDT 2017


That sounds like unnecessary generality, and also suggests that the API
might support precisions way beyond what is realistic.

On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 4:39 AM, francismb <francismb at email.de> wrote:

> Hi Victor,
>
> On 10/18/2017 01:14 AM, Victor Stinner wrote:
> > I updated my PEP 564 to add time.process_time_ns():
> > https://github.com/python/peps/blob/master/pep-0564.rst
> >
> > The HTML version should be updated shortly:
> > https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0564/
>
> ** In practive, the resolution of 1 nanosecond **
>
> ** no need for resolution better than 1 nanosecond in practive in the
> Python standard library.**
>
> practice vs practice
>
>
>
> If I understood you correctly on Python-ideas (here just for the
> records, otherwise please ignore it):
>
> why not something like (please change '_in' for what you like):
>
> time.time_in(precision)
> time.monotonic_in(precision)
>
>
> where precision is an enumeration for: 'seconds', 'milliseconds'
> 'microseconds'... (or 's', 'ms', 'us', 'ns', ...)
>
>
> Thanks,
> --francis
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