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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Timer] Why timer doesn't have a specific windows version using QueryPerformanceCounter() and QueryPerformanceFrequency()?
From: Philippe Vaucher (philippe.vaucher_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-04 07:19:44

Why Boost.Timer doesn't use for windows QueryPerformanceCounter() and
> QueryPerformanceFrequency()? These functions give a precision around 2
> microseconds.

This is an old and never ending recurrent request. The problem is that the
implementation of such a timer raises gazillions of concern and eventually
leads to the "bikeshed" problem.

There's currently boost::chrono (
that is being developped and you can also find some old attempts at a
boost::timers library at (use at your own


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