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Re^2: How to sleep 1 microsecond?

by sophate (Beadle)
on Aug 18, 2012 at 10:42 UTC ( #988192=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How to sleep 1 microsecond?
in thread How to sleep 1 microsecond?

Thanks. This works pretty well :-) But just wondering why the smallest unit for time() is 0.00_001 but not 0.000_001?


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Re^3: How to sleep 1 microsecond?
by tobyink (Abbot) on Aug 18, 2012 at 11:27 UTC

    Meh, did I only do a one-hundred-thousandth of a second? Always getting my decimal places mixed up! Use whatever fraction of a second you like, but be aware of the limits of floating point numbers.

    perl -E'sub Monkey::do{say$_,for@_,do{($monkey=[caller(0)]->[3])=~s{::}{ }and$monkey}}"Monkey say"->Monkey::do'

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