Martin D Kealey <> writes:

> On Mon, 23 Feb 2009, Timothy S. Nelson wrote:

>> Hmm.  Ah, I can see why it's ambiguous.  For those who missed it, think of
>> what "instant" means in the context of "Instant coffee".  I think I still
>> slightly prefer "instant", but I don't mind much any more :).
> Ah, we want a noun that isn't readily confused as an adjective.
> Suitable terms might include: Instant Jiffy Juncture Moment Occasion Snap 
> Tick ...


  Of course, being Norwegian, I may be biased. ;-)

  (So, does a Time::Range in numerical context give us a Duration?)

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