[ntp:questions] Re: May ntp be off by a second in case of GPSsource?

Komka Péter KomkaP at prolan.hu
Fri Dec 30 19:47:28 UTC 2005

>>So, can it be stated that NTP (strictly) requires (and will require) such a 
>>GPS receiver?
>>(Operating such that the stamp tells, in advance, what will be the time at the 
>>following PPS-signal.)
> NTP doesn't require a local reference clock at all.

I meant not "cannot do without a GPS" but "(in case of GPS) cannot do with 
*any* type of GPS". (It does matter the behaviour of the GPS. To which PPS the 
stamp belongs (if either).)

(NMEA itself does not specify that?..)

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