[Python-ideas] time.wallclock() or other similar stuff
brian.curtin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 20:40:37 CET 2010
On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 14:21, Rob Cliffe <rob.cliffe at btinternet.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Best wishes
> Rob Cliffe
time.clock is already a part of the problem.
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