[ntp:questions] Re: Busted link on http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/index.html

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Oct 13 09:58:13 UTC 2003


> You're also demonstrating the mass market's desire for cookbook
> documentation, which says what to do, rather than what it means, even
> though the latter would allow them to generalize to many more cases.

David, you need both.  When you are in a rush, or not a specialise in an
area, then the cookbook is ideal.  For NTP, I would argue that it need be
no more than a one page recipe!  Once you need some tuning, the more
detailed explanations are invaluable, of course.

Cheers,
David





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