Date.prototype.getTime

Neil Mix nmix at pandora.com
Wed Jun 28 14:22:53 PDT 2006


On Jun 28, 2006, at 4:14 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:

>>   From the size of integers and the scale, you can determine the  
>> maximum interval you can measure, use modular arithmetic, and use  
>> Date to compensate if you really need that granularity for a  
>> longer interval (I believe such applications will be rare).
>
> There's a race if you don't have an atomic sample of the coarser  
> and the finer unit clocks.

Maybe there could be a corresponding tickEpoch (a Date object) that  
represents the time when Date.tick was set to 0?



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