[webkit-dev] RFC: stop using std::chrono, go back to using doubles for time

Filip Pizlo fpizlo at apple.com
Mon May 23 12:19:22 PDT 2016

On May 23, 2016, at 11:16 AM, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:

>> 3 - There exists a solution - non-templated custom classes - that removes both classes of subtle bugs, without the template creep.
> Hard to argue with this.
> Can we go with “WallClock” and “MonotonicClock” instead of “WallTime” and “MonotonicTime"? Clock is a nice clear noun. Also, time is an illusion caused by parallax in the astral plane.

I think time is the right term. "3pm" is a "time", not a "clock". Also 42 seconds since monotonic epoch is a monotonic time, not a monotonic clock. 

> Geoff

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