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[lp_date_UTCtimestamp]

Linklp_date_UTCtimestamp
AuthorBil Corry
CategoryDate
Version8.5.x
LicensePublic Domain
Posted18 Apr 2006
Updated03 Dec 2007
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Description

Returns number of seconds since 1/1/1970 for UTC/GMT timezone.

Requires [lp_date_stringToDate] [lp_date_localtoUTC] [lp_date_serverDST]

Sample Usage

lp_date_UTCtimestamp;
'
'; lp_date_UTCtimestamp:'1/1/2006 12:00:00 GMT'; // at GMT '
'; lp_date_UTCtimestamp:'1/1/2006 12:00:00'; // at your timezone

Source Code

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[

define_tag:'lp_date_UTCtimestamp', 
	-description='Returns number of seconds since 1/1/1970 for UTC/GMT timezone.',
	-priority='replace',
	-optional='date', -copy;
	// tested against http://www.onlineconversion.com/unix_time.htm
	if: !(local_defined:'date');
		local:'date' = date;
	/if;
	if: #date->type != 'date';
		#date = lp_date_stringtodate: (string: #date);
	/if;
	#date = (lp_date_localtoUTC: #date);
	return: (#date - '1970-01-01 00:00:00 GMT')->Seconds;
/define_tag;

]

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