[ntp:questions] Trying to use Dimension 4 time keeper
nomail at example.com
Sun Sep 8 08:23:47 UTC 2013
unruh <unruh at invalid.ca> wrote:
> 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.
It was nice when it was written, in the Windows 95 and NT days.
Right now it is superfluous, as all that it does is already included
in Windows by default. However, it still gets recommendations by
clueless people, and so there are still people who download and install
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