Temporal types

There are eight temporal times in O:

Type Type letter Typespec Example
Timestamp "p" `timestamp 2020.12.03D11:49:00.505770835
Timespan "n" `timespan 7614D12:30:21.12345679
Datetime "z" `datetime 2020.12.03T11:49:00.505
Date "d" `date 2020.12.03
Month "m" `month 2021.01m
Time "t" `time 11:49:00.505
Minute "u" `minute 11:49 or -11:49
Second "v" `second 11:49:00

Current timestamp

Getting current date and time is done using standard ts intrinsic.

o)ts[]
2020.01.28D11:52:53.574067653

Casting examples

o)p: ts[]
2020.12.02D15:51:57.123456789
o)`timespan$p
7641D15:51:57.123456789
o)`datetime$p
2020.12.02T15:51:57.123
o)`date$p
2020.12.02
o)`month$p
2020.12m
o)`time$p
15:51:57.123
o)`minute$p
15:51
o)`second$p
15:51:57

Helpful

o)p: ts[]; type p-p
`s`long
o)n: "n"$p; type n-n
`s`long
o)z: "z"$p; type z-z
`s`long
o)d: "d"$p; type d-d
`s`int
o)m: "m"$p; type m-m
`s`int
o)t: "t"$p; type t-t
`s`int
o)u: "u"$p; type u-u
`s`int
o)v: "v"$p; type v-v
`s`int