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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-17 23:05:57

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 21:05:55 -0500, Beman Dawes wrote
> At 03:08 PM 2/10/2005, christopher diggins wrote:
> >> The thing is that boost::timer is not good enough for many non-trivial
> >> profiling tasks (and it was discussed here on ML many times).
> Overflow is >> one of the major issues for example. So without
> larger time type you >> couldn't get around it's deficiencies. > >It
> is not a bad idea then to update the timer resolution. However, I
> find >it strange that the expectations on the Profiler library would
> be greater >than those placed on the Boost.Timer library.
> Jeff Garland and I have discussed replacing the Boost.Timer library
> by adding a new timer component in the date-time library. The
> Boost.Timer design isn't how we would tackle the problem today.
> There is or was a wiki-page discussing some of the issues, but I'm
> not finding it at the moment.

Sorry I've been busy so I haven't had time to read or chime in on this thread.
 Bringing timer into date-time has been on the back burner, but I expect to
pick it up either before or right after 1.33. The wiki page is at:

Please add your requirements / thoughts there.


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