How to get high precision timer in python?

James Mills prologic at
Wed Oct 29 08:42:22 CET 2008

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 4:22 PM, Tim Roberts <timr at> wrote:
> I'm not sure you understood what he was saying.  time.time() and
> time.clock() can both be used for elapsed timing, but because of a fluke of
> implementation, time.time() is more precise on Linux, and time.clock() is
> more precise on Windows.

That's exactly what I was getting at, only I couldn't
have been bothered explaining why! :)


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