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Returns the time, in UTC, for the parsed input.


This method does not require authentication.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
text (Required)
Text to parse.
timezone (Optional)
If specified, text is parsed in the context of timezone. A list of valid timezones can be retrieved with rtm.timezones.getList. Defaults to UTC.
dateformat (Optional)
A value of 0 indicates an European date format (14/02/2006).A value of 1 indicates an American date format (02/14/2006). This value is used in case a date is ambiguous. Defaults to 1.

Example Response

<time precision="time">2006-05-10T07:00:00Z</time>

Error Codes

98: Login failed / Invalid auth token
The login details or auth token passed were invalid.
100: Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
111: Format "xxx" not found
The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope sent in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.