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Author vstinner
Recipients vstinner
Date 2017-10-13.21:34:15
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time.time() returns time as a float, but the conversion to float lose precision at the nanosecond resolution.

I propose to add a new time.time_ns() function which returns time as an integer number of nanoseconds since epoch. It's similar to the st_mtime_ns field of os.stat_result which extended the old st_mtime field.

For the full rationale, see my thread on python-ideas:
[Python-ideas] Add time.time_ns(): system clock with nanosecond resolution
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