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Re: [HighResolutionTime] Spec consistently uses "monotonically increasing" when it means "monotonically nondecreasing"

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 14:00:27 -0400
Message-ID: <4FB299BB.5070704@mit.edu>
To: Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-web-perf@w3.org" <public-web-perf@w3.org>
On 5/15/12 1:27 PM, Jatinder Mann wrote:
> I believe changing the spec text to say monotonically nondecreasing and defining that term to mean |x<  y implies f(x)<  f(y)| within the spec will better align with my intentions of not allowing the difference between two chronologically recorded time values returned from the now() method to be negative.

You want "<=" both places in that implication, not "<".  With "<" the 
requirement would be that the difference is positive, not that it's 
nonnegative.  We want the difference to be nonnegative.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 18:19:01 UTC

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