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From Brian Pane <bri...@apache.org>
Subject Re: next steps for changing apr_time_t?
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2002 17:50:17 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> apr_time_t is what it is.  But there are a few old-school coders who 
> believe
> that apr_foo_t is nothing but a wrapper for the well-known foo_t.  To 
> appease
> everyone, we need to rename this more explicitly.  I would suggest the 
> final
> name of apr_time_busec_t (if we go with a busec implementation.)  Do the
> same to all apr_time_xxx functions and macros. 


I have reservations about a *busec* name.  That name would
imply a specific implementation, but this should be an abstract
type for better maintainability.  (Fortunately, our new macros,
apr_time_sec() et al, allow us to make it abstract without any
performance loss.)

--Brian



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