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How to delay time by a second

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What is the syntax for perl 5 running in windows environment to delay time by 1 second
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by:ozo
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sleep 1;
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by:ahoffmann
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.. approximately 1 second ;-)
ozo, post your (modified) code from the "milli seconds" question to do it exactly.
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by:bertvermeerbergen
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Wow, if perl is able to delay time, why all the rush to get the Y2K problem fixed ?
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Use:
sleep(1);
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