[ntp:hackers] "bulletin C via DNS" service on line

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Nov 23 10:15:25 UTC 2015

In message <5652E40E.5010308 at tmsw.no>, Terje Mathisen writes:

>>> So what's wrong with using AAAA instead of (or in addition to) A records?
>> Be my guest.
>> In my experience AAAA record lookup doesn't about 50% of networks I visit.
>OK, that's a very valid objection. :-(
>So, A for the last entry, AAAA for the entire list?

I don't have a pressing need for the entire list in Ntimed, I only need
to know if leap-seconds are in the near future.

People who want the full list can trivially fetch it from IERS.

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