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

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Sun Sep 8 18:59:12 UTC 2013

On 2013-09-08, David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> 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?

I had thought I made clear I was replying to the original not to your
comments. Sorry, if that was not clear. 

> Thanks.

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