[erlang-questions] setting a timer for a given date and time

Hynek Vychodil <>
Tue Nov 4 16:40:01 CET 2008


calendar:time_difference/2 is signed as deprecated in documentation.

On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 4:00 PM, Joel Reymont <> wrote:

> What is a robust way of setting a timer for a given UTC date and time?
>
> I guess I can take the difference between now (UTC) and the given
> datetime using calendar:time_difference/2. This would give me seconds
> which I could multiply by 1000 to get the milliseconds the timer
> needs.
>
> Would this be the best approach, though?
>
>    Thanks, Joel
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