[erlang-questions] Newbie question: wait until an absolute time

Matthias Lang <>
Fri Feb 1 15:11:33 CET 2008


Alpár Jüttner writes:

 > But then what is the reason why now() returns a tuple of three integers
 > instead of just returning a single one?

Maybe convenience. Possibly efficiency. Not impossible that it's just
"because it seemed like a good idea at the time".

Matthias



More information about the erlang-questions mailing list