[concurrency-interest] Small request regarding TimeUnit

Dawid Kurzyniec dawidk at mathcs.emory.edu
Tue Jan 16 12:48:37 EST 2007


Kasper Nielsen wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Whenever I use TimeUnit and need to do any reporting in regards to that. 
> I often prefer outputting the actual unit in a short notation, for 
> example, ns instead of nanoseconds, µs instead of microseconds, ...
> I think it would a small but usefull addition (for some) to add some 
> kind of
> String getShortForm() method to TimeUnit.
>   

I think MICROSECONDS might be problematic. Should it print u, or µ ?... 
I guess, depending on the context, people might want to have it either way.

D




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