[ntp:questions] Re: Das Buch on Amazon

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Wed Mar 15 13:56:44 UTC 2006


Ulrich Windl wrote:
> "David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu> writes:
> 
> 
>>Guys,
>>
>>http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0849358051/qid=1142216646/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/104-7793801-3197508?s=books&v=glance&n=283155
>>
>>Taking orders; the publisher says the birth day is 27 March.
> 
> 
> Quoting that link:
>   ━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━  Editorial Reviews
>   Book Description
> 
>   Computer Network Time Synchronization explores the technological infrastructur  of time dissemination, distribution, and synchronization. The author addresses  the architecture, protocols, and algorithms of the Network Time Protocol (NTP)  and discusses how to identify and resolve problems encountered in practice. He  also demonstrates how to design and configure time synchronization networks an  includes coverage of the theory and practice of security and reliability.
>   Presented in engaging, accessible prose, this book offers information valuable  to professionals developing time-sensitive computer and network applications,
>   electrical and computer engineers, and computer scientists.
> 
>   ━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━
>   Product Details
> 
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>     %G•%@ Hardcover: 304 pages
>     %G•%@ Publisher: CRC (March 27, 2006)
>     %G•%@ Language: English
>     %G•%@ ISBN: 0849358051
>     %G•%@ Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces. (View shipping rates and policies)
> 
> -------end of quote------
> Personally I think for 99$ it's quite expensive (unless quite good) ;-)
> 
> Regards,
> Ulrich

I think you're right about the price.  Most technical books that size go
for 1/2 to 1/3 the price.   OTOH, there may be some extremely advanced
technology involved.  With  a shipping weight of 0.3 ounces you may be
getting anti-gravity for your money!!!




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