[ntp:questions] Re: Reading time offset from ntp variables using ntpq

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Fri Feb 17 21:14:51 UTC 2006


Richard,

Thanks for the review. I'm happy to hear from others.

Dave

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> Dave,
> 
> Thanks for the pointer to the draft protocol spec.  It does explain 
> things a little more clearly.
> 
> If I may get very picky, I spotted a couple of problems with the 
> document.   The first was the word "ant" where I believe you meant 
> "and".   The other was the use of "decimal point" when referring to a 
> binary word.  I think that "binary point" would be a better choice.
> 
> 
> David L. Mills wrote:
> 
>> Richard,
>>
>> Well, I wrote 1305 fourteen years ago when I was just a kid. The 
>> on-wire  >draft< protocol spec for NTPv4 now on the project page at 
>> http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/database/brief/flow/ntp4.pdf is 
>> hopefully much more explicit.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>>
>>> Dave,
>>>
>>> In that case, I think RFC 1305 needs some clarification.  Page 100 




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