XQuery/Dates and Time
Motivation[edit | edit source]
You want a quick reference page of sample functions that work with dates and times.
Method[edit | edit source]
We will provide a sample list of XQuery expressions and their results.
Current Date[edit | edit source]
This function returns the current date on the system that is executing the XQuery in W3C XML Schema date format:
Note that the "-05:00" is the offset from GMT of the server.
Current Time[edit | edit source]
Current Date and Time[edit | edit source]
Note that default the letter 'T" separates the date and the time. The results after the decimal point are the number of milliseconds.
One Week Ago[edit | edit source]
xs:date(current-dateTime()) - xs:dayTimeDuration('P7D')