[Pool] Off by a second leap second failures
AJacobs at mocana.com
Sun Jul 12 23:05:51 UTC 2015
Could you convert "Metric Crapton" to Imperial Units, for those of us here in the US?
From: pool [pool-bounces+ajacobs=mocana.com at lists.ntp.org] On Behalf Of Harlan Stenn [stenn at ntp.org]
Sent: Sunday, July 12, 2015 14:58
To: Rob Janssen
Cc: pool at lists.ntp.org
Subject: Re: [Pool] Off by a second leap second failures
Rob Janssen writes:
> > Instead you prefer a project that claims to need a dozen people full
> > time for a small problem.
> Well, it is the chief maintainer of the project that claims this, not
> the project itself.
This one is easy: Speaking *for* the NTP Project, which I have the
authority to do, there is a metric crapton of resources needed to do the
work. That means NTF needs useful amounts of money to pay for staff,
equipment, operations and facilities, etc. We need variety of
volunteers, too, in many areas. And since competent and collaborative
volunteers are not available in sufficient numbers to fill the void,
what other alternative is there other than to raise funds to pay people
to do the work?
Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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