Light Speed Socket Connections
tangell at kicker.com
Thu Jul 12 10:46:33 EDT 2001
bokr at accessone.com (Bengt Richter) wrote in message news:<3b4d6184.1698299906 at wa.news.verio.net>...
> On 11 Jul 2001 22:32:16 -0700, tangell at kicker.com (T Angell) wrote:
> >I wrote some code to test how long it takes to make socket connections
> >and ran it against several hosts around the world, here are some
> >sample times:
> >socket time: 0.0047459602356
> >socket time: 0.00469899177551
> >socket time: 0.00404000282288
> >socket time: 0.00537407398224
> > t1 = time.time()
> For accurate timing, time.clock()
> is recommended, I believe:
> Return the current CPU time as a floating point number expressed in seconds.
> The precision, and in fact the very definition of the meaning of ``CPU time'',
> depends on that of the C function of the same name, but in any case, this
> is the function to use for benchmarking Python or timing algorithms.
> Return the time as a floating point number expressed in seconds since the epoch,
> in UTC. Note that even though the time is always returned as a floating point number,
> not all systems provide time with a better precision than 1 second.
Oh, of course. Thanks!
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