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Represents a whole or partial calendar date, such as a birthday. The time of day and time zone are either specified elsewhere or are insignificant. The date is relative to the Gregorian Calendar. This can represent one of the following:

  • A full date, with non-zero year, month, and day values.
  • A month and day, with a zero year (for example, an anniversary).
  • A year on its own, with a zero month and a zero day.
  • A year and month, with a zero day (for example, a credit card expiration date).

Related types:



Year of the date. Must be from 1 to 9999, or 0 to specify a date without a year.



Month of a year. Must be from 1 to 12, or 0 to specify a year without a month and day.



Day of a month. Must be from 1 to 31 and valid for the year and month, or 0 to specify a year by itself or a year and month where the day isn't significant.


Represents a textual expression in the Common Expression Language (CEL) syntax. CEL is a C-like expression language. The syntax and semantics of CEL are documented at

Example (Comparison):

title: "Summary size limit"
description: "Determines if a summary is less than 100 chars"
expression: "document.summary.size() < 100"

Example (Equality):

title: "Requestor is owner"
description: "Determines if requestor is the document owner"
expression: "document.owner =="

Example (Logic):

title: "Public documents"
description: "Determine whether the document should be publicly visible"
expression: "document.type != 'private' && document.type != 'internal'"

Example (Data Manipulation):

title: "Notification string"
description: "Create a notification string with a timestamp."
expression: "'New message received at ' + string(document.create_time)"

The exact variables and functions that may be referenced within an expression are determined by the service that evaluates it. See the service documentation for additional information.



Textual representation of an expression in Common Expression Language syntax.



Optional. Title for the expression, i.e. a short string describing its purpose. This can be used e.g. in UIs which allow to enter the expression.



Optional. Description of the expression. This is a longer text which describes the expression, e.g. when hovered over it in a UI.



Optional. String indicating the location of the expression for error reporting, e.g. a file name and a position in the file.