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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-29 13:36:21

> > 4) Finally, I have a question about the time related interfaces.

>I brought this up on the list during design and got
> little opinion from anyone, but what little I did get suggested that
> consistency was more important here and thus the decision was made.

Sorry, I was too busy to track the avalanche of email on threads....

> We're early enough in the libraries life cycle to reconsider this
> decision if you want to start discussion here. However, if the pain
> of calculating a duration is your only concern I expect this to be
> resolved with a Boost time/duration concept.
> boost::timed_mutex::scoped_timed_lock lock(mx, boost::time
> ().add_milliseconds(50));
> Or some similar syntax.

Makes sense. I'll hold on the discussion until I get the date-time submission
in. However, you are correct a time_duration should work nicely and I believe
can simply be an added interface where it makes sense.


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