[ntp:questions] Re: Router Vendor + NTP

mayer mayer at gis.net
Mon Jun 13 16:33:12 UTC 2005


Dave,

I wasn't referring to your web pages, I was referring to the official
IETF RFC documents which lists RFC 2030 as the SNTP RFC and is marked
informational.

Danny
----- Original Message Follows -----
> Danny,
> 
> The SNTP document on the web page is not the official submission,
> which  in fact was converted to Postel ASCII and has been sitting on
> the RFC  Editor's desk for almost two years. You might be thinking
> about the  Autokey document, which has not been converted and refused
> submission in  PDF format. I'm not going to worry about that.
> Eventually the IETF will  have no choice in the matter, as the IEEE
> and ACM and just about every  archive in the world is PDF.
> 
> Dave
> 
> mayer wrote:
> >>There is a document on Dave's web page which would be an RFC if
> >>certain  people didn't insist  on a plain ASCII text format.   It's
> >>entirely  usable even if it lacks the blessing of the RFC Editor(s).
>   >>If Dave  says that's the standard, that's the standard!!!!!
> >>
> > 
> > No, just because one person says what it should be doesn't make it
> > so. Welcome to the standards world. That's one of the main reasons
> > for setting up the IETF NTP working group.
> >  
> > 
> >>There is an RFC for SNTP though I don't have its number at my finger
> >>tips.
> > 
> > 
> > RFC 2030.
> > 
> > Danny
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