[ntp:questions] Why accurate time matters

Brian Garrett mgy1912 at cox.net
Thu Apr 19 05:26:22 UTC 2007


"Marc Brett" <usenet at fordson.demon.co.uk> wrote in message 
news:j0lb239fuvd1ca0r7p6hap7b3v8557dsa2 at 4ax.com...
> 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.
>
He's still quite the night-owl, though--calling the school hotline at 
2:17AM... 





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