universe package provides options and primitive functions that are
loaded into the Flux runtime by default and do not require an
- inf represents a floating point value of infinity.
option now = system.time
now is a function option that, by default, returns the current system time.
now() vs system.time()
now() returns the current system time (UTC).
now() is cached at runtime,
so all executions of
now() in a Flux script return the same time value.
system.time() returns the system time (UTC) at which
system.time() is executed.
Each instance of
system.time() in a Flux script returns a unique value.
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