[fpc-devel] TTimers and TThreads. Attn Michael Schnell

Giuliano Colla giuliano.colla at fastwebnet.it
Fri Jun 27 20:39:10 CEST 2014

Il 27/06/2014 20:01, Hans-Peter Diettrich ha scritto:
> Giuliano Colla schrieb:
>> If you're using relative times and not absolute ones, then you may 
>> avoid the search, without need to resort, using a slightly different 
>> scheme, i.e. entering in a sorted list the times *relatives to the 
>> previous one*.
> Then your queue can run out of sync with the absolute time.
It depends on his needs. He's stated that hes not using absolute times, 
so I presume that absolute time is of no interest for him. Therefore I 
suggested a more efficient technique to handle relative times.
> I don't see an advantage with using relative times, or unsorted lists.
> On insertion a binary search over the list can be made, when the entries
> are sorted by absolute time. Removal of entries occurs always from the
> list head.
I don't either. But that's what he does.


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