[ntp:questions] NTP server not reducing polling interval on upstream hosts

Rob nomail at example.com
Mon Oct 27 09:14:08 UTC 2014

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> Rob writes:
>> Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
>> > Please email me the bug numbers.
>> >
>> > We don't have nearly enough volunteers to get the work done.
>> >
>> > This is why I frequently solicit volunteer help as well as financial
>> > support.  If we get enough financial support I can start hiring
>> > developers.
>> I think it is unrealistic to get enough money from donations to hire
>> professional developers.  You may get enough money to buy some
>> hardware to facilitate development, or to pay hosting or hardware for
>> a website or source archive, etc.  When I would donate money it would
>> be like $50, that would be insignificant when compared to a
>> professional developer tariff.
> Every $ helps.  And aside from donations, NTF has Consortium programs
> that provide value to its members.
> What suggestions do you have for generating $ to pay for professional
> developers?

I don't have any.  I have enough projects where it is already difficult
to generate money for things like equipment, electricity bills, license
costs etc.  Those are orders of magnitude below the cost of a developer
spending a couple of weeks.

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