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It was thus said that the Great Dirk Laurie once stated:
> I've searched the manual for "sleep", "wait", "pause", "delay"
> and not found any except the pauses of the GC. Does it have
> a different name or must I load some module?

  In the context of POSIX:

	sleep()	pause execution for a given amount of time
	wait()	pause execution until a child process exits
	pause()	pause execution until a signal happens
	delay	there is no spoon

  -spc (So what exactly are you trying to achieve?)