[ntp:questions] Why accurate time matters

Marc Brett usenet at fordson.demon.co.uk
Wed Apr 18 08:59:57 UTC 2007


Nothing to do with NTP minutiae, and more to do with the imperfect US
implementation of the new daylight saving time rules.  Still of interest to
chime-heads, methinks.

http://www.passablynews.com/index.php?subaction=showfull&id=1175830780

Better technical analysis here:

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/tribunereview/news/westmoreland/s_501066.html

Summary -- phone records show that a 15-year old student phoned his school one
hour before a bomb threat was phoned in.  Or was it exactly the same time?
Hilarity ensues.





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