The call fails (silently) if no message has arrived before
AbsTime. See get_time/1
for the representation of absolute time. If AbsTime is
earlier then the current time, thread_get_message/3
fails immediately. Both resolution and maximum wait time is
implementation uses MsgWaitForMultipleObjects() on MS-Windows and
pthread_cond_timedwait() on other systems.
Time is a float or integer and specifies the maximum time to
wait in seconds. This is a relative-time version of the deadline
option. If both options are provided, the earlier time is effective.