[Pool] Off by a second leap second failures
stenn at ntp.org
Sun Jul 12 20:27:40 UTC 2015
> 2015-07-12 2:40 GMT+02:00 Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>:
> > NTP/Network Time is an effort that needs at least a dozen full-time
> > people on it. That's somewhere around 25,000 hours/year, minimum.
> I hate to say this, but: Not. Going. To. Happen.
> I doubt that that many people are working on bind, for example. Or
> btrfs. apache, maybe.
> Are you really telling us that ntpd is as complex as apache?
I spent several years' time at ISC. I *know* how many people are
supporting bind, and our tarball is just a bit smaller than theirs. We
do not have even 5% of the resources to support NTP that ISC has to
They've also had that many people working on bind for *many* years'
time. We've got a backlog they don't have.
Do you think the only thing that needs to happen for NTP is some coding?
I've got 20+ years of active experience and participation for my
What reality is your position based on?
Do you want the efforts of me and NTF to fail because you are *certain*
I'm wrong about the needs and scope of this effort? Or perhaps you have
some other agenda.
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