[Python-ideas] time.wallclock() or other similar stuff
rob.cliffe at btinternet.com
Tue Nov 2 20:21:48 CET 2010
On 02/11/2010 15:35, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Nov 2010 16:02:47 +0100
> spir<denis.spir at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Imo, "timer" is exactly the proper term
> I'm not sure it's the proper term. A timer is often a countdown with a
> callback. See for example threading.Timer and signal.setitimer.
>> the issue due to proximity with "time" is real, but far less
> I think it would be too easy to use one instead of the other, and get
> strange semantics (both count in seconds but with slightly different
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Well, how about "clock"?
"time.clock()" seems quite evocative to me.
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