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Re: proposed getitimer and setitimer functions

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: proposed getitimer and setitimer functions
Date: 08 Jul 2001 02:39:47 +0200
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address@hidden (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:

> We have no precision issues.  itimers should use intervals specified
> by numbers, and because *numbers* are not all integers, it should just
> do the right thing.  Pick a scale (*any* scale), and then allow
> numbers (*any numbers*) to specify the duration of the interval.

Yes, you are right.  Problem is we don't have exact fractions in Guile
yet, but this might not be a problem.

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