[Pool] "The documentation is outdated"

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Apr 21 15:44:24 UTC 2011

Folks, I just had this exchange on usenet:

David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> "Rob" <nomail at example.com> wrote in message
> []
>>> server 0.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
>>> server 1.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
>>> server 2.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
>>> server 0.nl.pool.ntp.org iburst
>>> server 1.nl.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> Omit the region codes (uk, nl etc).
>> They are no longer required and when you are mobile you should
>> not have them.  The pool.ntp.org dns determines where you send
>> your request from and returns servers that are local to you.
> However, Rob, the Pool Web pages suggest that better results will be 
> obtained by leaving the country codes in:
>   http://www.pool.ntp.org/en/use.html

The documentation is outdated.

Perhaps whoever is responsible could review:


and update when convenient it if required?

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