[ntp:questions] Re: simple time server

Bryan Henderson bryanh at giraffe-data.com
Wed Aug 2 08:09:30 UTC 2006


>if you were expecting to
>have to start a program everytime, you weren't particularly interested in
>high accuracy.

Sure I was.  The program takes however long it needs to start up and
then tells the client "The time right now is precisely ..."  The
client gets the message and knows that the time at that moment is that
plus transmission delay.  Ideally, it uses NTP so as to eliminate the
transmission delay as well.

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Bryan Henderson                                    Phone 408-621-2000
San Jose, California



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