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These functions perform calendrical computations using time values
(see Time of Day). As with any time value, a value of
`nil`

for any of their
time-value arguments stands for the current system time, and a single
number stands for the number of seconds since the epoch.

- Function:
**time-less-p***t1 t2* This returns

`t`

if time value`t1`is less than time value`t2`. The result is`nil`

if either argument is a NaN.

- Function:
**time-equal-p***t1 t2* This returns

`t`

if`t1`and`t2`are equal time values. The result is`nil`

if either argument is a NaN.

- Function:
**time-subtract***t1 t2* This returns the time difference

`t1`-`t2`between two time values, as a Lisp time value. The result is exact and its clock resolution is no worse than the worse of its two arguments’ resolutions. The result is floating-point only if it is infinite or a NaN. If you need the difference in units of elapsed seconds, you can convert it with`time-convert`

or`float-time`

. See Time Conversion.

- Function:
**time-add***t1 t2* This returns the sum of two time values, using the same conversion rules as

`time-subtract`

. One argument should represent a time difference rather than a point in time, as a time value that is often just a single number of elapsed seconds. Here is how to add a number of seconds to a time value:(time-add

`time``seconds`)

- Function:
**time-to-days***time-value* This function returns the number of days between the beginning of year 1 and

`time-value`, assuming the default time zone. The operating system limits the range of time and zone values.

- Function:
**time-to-day-in-year***time-value* This returns the day number within the year corresponding to

`time-value`, assuming the default time zone. The operating system limits the range of time and zone values.

- Function:
**date-leap-year-p***year* This function returns

`t`

if`year`is a leap year.

- Function:
**date-days-in-month***year month* Return the number of days in

`month`in`year`. For instance, February 2020 has 29 days.

- Function:
**date-ordinal-to-time***year ordinal* Return the date of

`ordinal`in`year`as a decoded time structure. For instance, the 120th day in 2004 is April 29th.

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