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Re^2: Sleep - settle an argument?

by ultranerds (Friar)
on Sep 20, 2012 at 13:06 UTC ( #994657=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Sleep - settle an argument?
in thread Sleep - settle an argument?


Ah interesting. Maybe it was a case of me being naive when I was learning perl and writing my first scripts :) I always thought that the sleep command was only to be used in SSH (as it had no effect in the web-browser). Thanks for clarifying - although that now means I've lost a bet :D

I have to admit - I've never had a reason to use sleep to "slow down" a script running in a web-browser - its only really when doing scripts that would need to leave a little gap to help the server cope with larger processes via cron etc



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