[Python-ideas] time.wallclock() or other similar stuff
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Wed Nov 3 04:04:03 CET 2010
On 03/11/2010 02:41, Michael Foord wrote:
> On 2 November 2010 22:17, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com
> <mailto:ncoghlan at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 2010/11/2 M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com <mailto:mal at egenix.com>>:
> > You might want to look at the systimes.py module that comes with
> > (see Tools/pybench). This already provides a cross-platform way of
> > accessing high accuracy timers for benchmarking and the like.
> > For obvious reasons this tries to measure run-time, though, and not
> > elapsed time.
> I think MAL answered the naming question without even realising it:
> I'm +1 on the functionality and either elapsed_time or wallclock is fine
> with me.
> Perhaps the patch author should decide...
And deprive us of the chance to bikeshed? :-)
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