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How do we get the current time?

asked 2013-05-02 08:51:02 -0500

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updated 2013-05-02 10:27:15 -0500

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I would like to use the current time instead of a password as a key for some encryption. Does anyone know how to obtain the current time with Sage?

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answered 2013-05-02 09:27:53 -0500

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You may use the time library of Python:

sage: from time import time
sage: time()

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