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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/lib/apr/time/unix time.c
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2000 21:25:39 GMT

> > > shouldn't that be ap_interval_time_t?
> > 
> > Probably, but I still don't see the need for the two types, so I
> > constantly forget about the interval_time.  I'll change it later.
> 
> dunno if i can help:  ap_time_t is an absolute time.  semantically it
> doesn't make sense to store a 5 millisecond interval in an absolute time
> (because the value "5 ms" means "5 ms after the epoch").  abs time needs
> 64-bits, and relative time needs only 32-bits ...

I guess I see reasoning behind it, I just don't see the need.  Since
people seem to like it, I'm not complaining, I am just going to have to be
reminded that we need to do this, because it isn't something I am likely
to think of on my own.  :-)

Ryan

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