[ntp:questions] Re: Does NTP operates in different mode depending on poll interval?

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Thu Sep 4 02:53:30 UTC 2003


I have no problem with that. I have answered questions like your dozens
of times; but, I have tried to give focus in the form of carefully
crafted briefings, executive summaries and backgrounders on the NTP
project pages. I am told folks steal the briefing slides shamelessly for
classroom presentations, so at least some folks have been successfully


Drk Ryan wrote:
> roy at suespammers.org (Roy) wrote in message news:<33fd22f7.0309010206.2a081652 at posting.google.com>...
> > ryandrk at hotmail.com (Drk Ryan) wrote in message news:<de98eac0.0308310530.7a4cdc51 at posting.google.com>...
> > >
> > > Does NTP operates in a different mode depending on the poll interval???
> >
> > It looks like you have posted five questions on the NTP protocol in
> > the past six minutes.  All of these questions are addressed by the
> > RFCs and project documentation.  Are you expecting us to do your
> > homework for you?
> >
> >
> > roy
> Hi roy,
> Sorry but I have looked through the RFCs and related documentation.
> I'm obviously not saying that the answers to my questions aren't
> there, but perhaps I find them difficult to interpret as being the
> solutions. I suggest that the vast majority of questions posted to
> newsgroups are covered in documentation. Then what is the point of
> having newsgroups? Perhaps to help others...

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