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5:09am Mon 28th Aug, Christopher M.

"Jacob Read" <23*7*9*6@s*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:
> Also, another question is when performing IO, the amount of time it takes is often not an integer, so should this just be rounded and then added to the system time as an integer, or should it be rounded up consistently, or should the system time be a double to store it more accurately?
Times are measured in integers. It makes no sense to think of them as floating-point values, or to consider rounding. If the 'precise time' is actually 14.2usecs, then it certainly hasn't finished by 14usecs.

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