[ntp:questions] Can't Understand NTP behaviour,

John Hasler jhasler at newsguy.com
Wed Jun 29 14:38:16 UTC 2011

Bill Unruh writes:
> By the way, China is going the way of Japan in the 50's-- cheap low
> quality becoming cheap high quality.

It isn't there yet.  Outfits such as Foxconn can produce high quality
when closely supervised by their customers but a great deal of crap is
still shipped from China.  That's where the fraudulently-labeled
high-strength hardware comes from, for example.

> It is not clear that "American made" carries an advantage anymore
> especially since it most are now assembled in
> China/malasia/vietname/... anyway.

If it is labeled "Made in USA" it was assembled in the United States and
US manufacturing costs account for at least 75% of total manufacturing
John Hasler 
jhasler at newsguy.com
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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