6 days agoDuration to Decimal Total
`core.time.Duration` has a `total` function for extracting the value withing the Duration. `total` returns a whole number (`long`). Is there a function that returns a decimal (`double` or `float`)? I cannot find one in `core.time`. How would I do it then? I know I can get finer precision (say msecs) and then divide it to get a courser precision (say secs) but then I might loose some potential accuracy. I could do nsecs but that could be finer than than the actual internal number and therefore cause extra calculation or end up truncating really large numbers. I would think a function that this would be appropriate to belong in the module. Am I missing it? Or, how would you recommend calculating it? tldr: I am looking for a function like `double as(string units)(Duration)`.
6 days agoRe: Duration to Decimal Total
Posted in reply to Jonathan Levi
On Wednesday, 6 November 2019 at 19:13:46 UTC, Jonathan Levi wrote: > I would think a function that this would be appropriate to belong in the module. Am I missing it? Or, how would you recommend calculating it? The author of the module has explained before that this is very intentional: https://email@example.com
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