Thread: Creating a timer

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    Creating a timer

    What is the general, platform indepent way to get the current time in milliseconds?

    I need it for something like this:
    StartTime = getCurrentTime();
    while(getCurrentTime() - StartTime < Timeout)

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    There is none. Sorry.
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