Time - (Instant|Date) (representation|type)

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1 - About

This section goes over the representation of time in a scalar way.

The length of the solar day is the standard way that humans measure time.

A day has traditionally been subdivided into:

  • 24 hours
  • of 60 minutes
  • of 60 seconds.

The second is the base unit of time (ie 86400 = 1 day).

Modern timekeeping is based on atomic clocks.

This sections contains all specifications / ways to represent or get time:

An instant in time can be represented by:

The time numeral system is based on the Babylonian numeral system, base-60, like 60 minutes in an hour.


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4 - Documentation / Reference