[Python-ideas] Add time.time_ns(): system clock with nanosecond resolution

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 05:45:31 EDT 2017

> (That being said, I'm a big fan of fractions, so I wonder if a Fraction
with a constant nano denominator wouldn't fit in here...)

It was discussed in depth in PEP 410, and the PEP was rejected. Guido voted
for nanoseconds as int, when os.stat_result.st_mtime_ns was added.

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