[erlang-questions] writing a delay loop without now()

Matthew Dempsky <>
Wed Feb 18 04:31:30 CET 2009


On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 5:32 PM, Paul Fisher <> wrote:
> sleep( Milliseconds ) ->
>     receive after Milliseconds -> ok end.

That's exactly how timer:sleep/1 is implemented, which he already mentioned.



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