[ntp:questions] Resolution and Precision

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Tue Feb 13 17:38:10 UTC 2007

David J Taylor wrote:

> Thanks, but I don't see page numbers here:
>   http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1305.html
> Nor can I quickly see the definitions...
> David 
Many if not most Internet timekeeping systems
can tolerate jitter to at least the order of

	the intrinsic local-clock resolution,
	called precision in the NTP specification,

which is commonly in the range from one to 20 ms.


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