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Re: time() built-in

> H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> True, but originally, it returned a list, {seconds, microseconds},
> so I called it us_time.  When floats were introduced, I changed its
> return type.

That's as good of a reason as any to also change the name, since the
function now has a completely different interface.  Just nitpicking,
really, but it is definitely "cleaner".  I am also thrilled to see
floats actually getting used!  :-)


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