[ntp:questions] Re: "Listen on" semantics

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Thu Sep 21 22:01:27 UTC 2006


>>> In article <45124ad1$0$4516$e4fe514c at news.xs4all.nl>, "Maarten Wiltink" <maarten at kittensandcats.net> writes:


Maarten> [...]
>> OpenBSD's OpenNTP was, as I recall (and IMO), originally a malignantly
>> broken SNTP implementation.

Maarten> Malignantly, no less? Come off it. Sure, they made mistakes, but
Maarten> that wasn't the intent.

I'm not suggesting their intent was malignant, I'm saying that IMO they
released a malignantly broken SNTP implementation.

It advertised itself as an S2 server.  The time on the machine was not
disciplined.  This behavior is, IMO, malignant.

Do we need to go further here?

H




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