[ntp:questions] stupid, simple question on using accuracy / estimated error value

Simple Simon ssimon at domain.invalid
Tue Nov 21 02:14:17 UTC 2006


I would think that the estimated error value from, say, ntptime 
describes the error range; i.e., that a given timestamp is...

	+/- estimate/2	# +/- ((float)estimate)/2.0

(Where 'estimate' is the error estimate from, say, ntptime.)

...but I can't explicitly confirm this anywhere.  Is there some 
footnote in the FAQ or other doc I've missed that covers this?




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