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metric_time

# $EPIC: metric_time.txt,v 1.2 2006/08/01 05:15:58 sthalik Exp $

Synopsis:

$metric_time()

Return Value:

The current metric time, represented as:

$0 The number of whole days since the epoch
$1 The number of (fractional) millidays since the epoch.

Practical:

You can use this when you're feeling particularly geeky.

Returns:

The number of days and millidays since the epoch.

Examples:

$metric_time()      might return "12854 58.797431"

History:

This function first appeared in EPIC4-1.1.13.

metric_time.txt · Last modified: 2006/08/01 20:54 (external edit)