[getdns-api] timeouts specified as milliseconds rather than seconds

Phillip Hallam-Baker hallam at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 15:38:07 MST 2013

The majority of UNIX and Windows API calls of this sort are calibrated in
milliseconds. It is simple to reduce the granularity.

On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 2:25 PM, Murray S. Kucherawy <superuser at gmail.com>wrote:

> Something finer-grained than full seconds is highly desirable.  I don't
> have a preference as to whether we provide a float/double measured in
> seconds, or a count of milliseconds, or even a struct timeval since that
> (and struct timespec) are also fairly common.
> -MSK
> On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 8:39 AM, Wiley, Glen <gwiley at verisign.com> wrote:
>>   We are implementing timeouts specified as milliseconds rather than
>> seconds (the API calls for seconds) - assuming this isn't going to be a big
>> deal to folks, if so speak up.
>>  --
>> Glen Wiley
>>  Sr. Engineer
>> The Hive, Verisign, Inc.
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