time.clock() or Windows bug?

Theo v. Werkhoven theo at van-werkhoven.nl.invalid
Thu Jun 12 21:45:18 CEST 2008

The carbonbased lifeform Tim Roberts inspired comp.lang.python with:
> Nick Craig-Wood <nick at craig-wood.com> wrote:
>>Hmmm, 10,000,000 cycles (40 ms @2.5GHz) is nowhere near the ~90,000
>>second jump in time.clock() output reported by the OP.  I wonder if
>>there could be a different cause?
> Just wild theorizing, but it's possible that they are actually getting a
> negative delta, and some kind of signed/unsigned manipulation produces the
> 90,000 number.

Actually, in previous runs I /did/ see negative timestamps using 

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