[ntp:questions] Trying to use Dimension 4 time keeper

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Sun Sep 8 07:22:15 UTC 2013


On 08/09/2013 06:27, unruh wrote:
> On 2013-09-08, David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> On 07/09/2013 22:38, W. eWatson wrote:
>>> I'm told that Dimension 4 is an accurate time keeper.
>>> <http://www.thinkman.com/dimension4/> I downloaded it and installed it.
>>> It's freeware, but would appreciate a $10 donation. Oddly it comes w/o
>>> any description to use it. Am I missing something? I'm running it on my
>>> XP machine. Nothing is said about an OS.
>
> Why would you want to use this software? It has a hardwired list of ntp
> time servers built in. A definite nono. Overload those servers.
> (espeically if what they said is true, that it has been downloaded 10
> million times)
> It does the most basic sntp protocol and just gets the time at set
> intervals-- ie does not do any of ntp's more sophisticated time keeping.


Please be more careful with your replies in future.  As I made clear, I 
do /not/ recommend the software, so why not reply to the original post 
rather than to my reply?

Thanks.
-- 
David
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