Also interesting might be the fact that BEGIN statements/blocks do
return a value:

say now() - BEGIN now; # parens needed to there so that it does not gobble args


Am 12.01.2015 um 08:55 schrieb Gabor Szabo:
> Neat. Based on that I tried to explain it
> here: http://perl6maven.com/tutorial/timestamp
> Gabor
>
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 4:13 PM, <t...@wakelift.de
> <mailto:t...@wakelift.de>> wrote:
>
>
>     On 01/10/2015 03:12 PM, Gabor Szabo wrote:
>     > > say time; say now; say time; say now;
>     >
>     > 1420898839
>     > Instant:1420898874.659941
>     > 1420898839
>     > Instant:1420898874.663946
>     >
>     > This looks really strange to me.
>     > Why do the calls to 'now' show different full seconds than the calls
>     > to 'time' ?
>     >
>     > Gabor
>     >
>
>     One of them counts leap seconds, the other doesn't. Instant is
>     supposed
>     to be a monotonic clock, the other isn't.
>
>     regards
>       - Timo
>
>
>

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