From: Bruno Haible <haible@il...>  20001130 13:48:05

Sam writes: > could you please add internal_time_to_universal_time? > or, more precisely, a new type universal_time (== FILETIME on win32), > and universal_time_to_I(). What unit (resolution) shall it have? If it has 1 sec resolution, it is not FILETIME. If it has subsecond resolution, then 1. the universal_time_to_I() function would return bignums, which should be avoided, and 2. callers of the function would need to know the number of units per second. Same as 'internaltimeunitspersecond'? > > (In mathematical words that you understand: internal_time values are > > living in a projective space, not in an affine space. :) ) > > you mean "in an affine space, not a vector space". :) Right :) There were times when I was better at math than today. Bruno 