InfinitePast

InfinitePast

returns a DateObject expression representing infinite past in time.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Represent the infinite past:

Use InfinitePast as a starting date for a DateInterval object:

Scope  (2)

DateList, AbsoluteTime and DateObject all accept infinite time specifications:

DateInterval may use InfinitePast as a starting value for a time period:

All dates prior to the end date will be contained in the interval:

Properties & Relations  (1)

Imposing "Eternity" granularity on a date before year 1 CE converts it into InfinitePast:

Wolfram Research (2020), InfinitePast, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/InfinitePast.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2020), InfinitePast, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/InfinitePast.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_infinitepast, author="Wolfram Research", title="{InfinitePast}", year="2020", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/InfinitePast.html}", note=[Accessed: 25-October-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_infinitepast, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={InfinitePast}, year={2020}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/InfinitePast.html}, note=[Accessed: 25-October-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2020. "InfinitePast." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/InfinitePast.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2020). InfinitePast. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/InfinitePast.html