[concurrency-interest] Small request regarding TimeUnit

Kasper Nielsen kasper at kav.dk
Tue Jan 16 15:07:19 EST 2007


Dawid Kurzyniec wrote:
> 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
I would vote for µ, anyway should be a matter of a simple 
.replace('µ','u') if people wants u instead

- Kasper



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