[Python-ideas] Why not picoseconds?

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Sun Oct 15 14:15:53 EDT 2017

On 2017-10-15 19:02, Koos Zevenhoven wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 8:17 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net 
> <mailto:solipsis at pitrou.net>>wrote:
>     Since new APIs are expensive and we'd like to be future-proof, why not
>     move to picoseconds?  That would be safe until clocks reach the THz
>     barrier, which is quite far away from us.
> ​I somewhat like the thought, but would everyone then end up thinking 
> about what power of 1000 they need to multiply with?
A simple solution to that would be to provide the multiplier as a named 


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