There are other events that usually get triggered but they do not get
triggered during this test I am doing because the application is sitting on
the taskbar while all this is happening.
At 1/16/2003 12:55 PM, Peter Eisengrein wrote:
>Does it do anything else besides use the timers to trigger events? I'm
>wondering if it gets hung up somewhere else in the code that you can maybe
>add a DoEvents() or Update()
>From: Jonathan Southwick [mailto:jsouthwi@...]
>Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2003 12:28 PM
>Subject: [perl-win32-gui-users] Timers
>I have some code that uses the Timer object but it doesn't always work
>correctly. My code grabs the time when the program is run and determines
>how many minutes and seconds are left until the next hour. A timer event
>is fired on the hour that kills the current timer and creates a new timer
>that fires an event every hour.
>It works for a few hours and then all of the sudden it is off by 5 seconds
>or so. It doesn't seem to be consistent either. Sometimes it will work
>correctly for 16 hours or so and then the timing is off and sometimes it
>works for only one hour and then the timing is off.
>Does anyone know why this happens? Can it be fixed?
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