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10-20-19, 12:41 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Kanegasi View Post
Latency data is updated somewhere around every 30 seconds to a minute. An OnUpdate for that is completely unnecessary. I suggest registering a regular event to update latency, such as UNIT_AURA or COMBAT_LOG_EVENT_UNFILTERED. Make sure this event only calls for latency, doing more with these events is a potential performance hit in combat.
Using events to update something that isn't related to is generally a bad idea. There are a ton of issues that happen depending on which data you're trying to access or even trying to update your output in a timely manner. There is no single or group of events that is guaranteed to fire every X seconds in all situations.

A more direct alternative to using OnUpdate is the C_Timer lib. C_Timer.NewTicker() wraps a function you give it and repeatedly calls C_Timer.After(). See SharedXML\C_TimerAugment.lua for Blizzard's implementation.
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