[ntp:questions] Magice Server Numbers: 4,5,7,9

Doug Calvert dfc-list at douglasfcalvert.net
Fri Sep 16 02:34:40 UTC 2011

 From time to time people mention that the magic number of servers is
4,5,7 and nine. However I can not find a reference or explanation for
the magical properties. Can anyone explain the background/basis in
general? And specifically how is five or seven preferable to six?

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