[TIP] Result protocol / problems being solved

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 03:51:49 PDT 2009

On Apr 13, 2009, at 11:40 PM, Scott David Daniels  
<Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org> wrote:

> laidler at stsci.edu wrote:
>> 5. I want to be able to do statistics on my test results.
>> Implications: include start&stop times along with host/execution  
>> environment; allow a way to associate arbitrary quantities of  
>> interest with a test result.
> The reason I like start & duration rather than start and stop is that
> duration may be available with far more precision than something
> capable of providing date and time.  I'm not saying it will always
> be provided.
> --Scott David Daniels
> Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org

How is a time.time() call not precise for start and stop

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