[ntp:questions] Re: NTP timestamp format

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Mon Apr 24 13:46:06 UTC 2006


Franz wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> in NTP FAQ 5.1.2.3. (http://www.ntp.org/ntpfaq/NTP-s-algo.htm) it is
> standing:
> [...]
> 00000000000000000000000000000001 10000000000000000000000000000000
                                   ^
                                   |
That is the binary or "radix" point.  Numbers to the left are 2^0, 2^1, 
2^2, etc.   Numbers to the right are 2^-1, 2^-2, 2^-3, etc.

<big snip>

> 
> Can somebody clearify the order of bits in NTP for me, please?
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> Franz
> 





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