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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: cvs commit: apr STATUS
Date Fri, 12 Jul 2002 16:47:28 GMT
> From: Brian Pane [mailto:bpane@pacbell.net]
> 
> On Thu, 2002-07-11 at 17:22, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > > From: William A. Rowe, Jr. [mailto:wrowe@rowe-clan.net]
> > > At 07:34 PM 7/11/2002, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > >
> > > >Not quite opaque in that you can still compute deltas via a
> > > >subtraction, but that to understand the quantities, you must
place
> > > >it through a function/macro.  Brian has already converted httpd
> > > >to this model.  -- justin
> > >
> > > OK... after much hand waving today... #apr channel folks have come
> > > up with an interesting idea that might make all happy.
> > >
> > > IF we adopt apr_butime_t to represent a time (epoch 1.1.1970) and
> > > also adopt apr_busec_t to represent any interval, timeout or other
> > > delta (not rooted to an epoch) ... both declared as 64bit values,
> > would
> > > that satisfy everyone?
> >
> > No.  The interval time needs to be called out as interval time, or
you
> > haven't solved the problem that type was intended to solve.
> 
> What was that problem?

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=apache-httpd-dev&m=96942558432380&w=2

Ryan



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