[ntp:questions] NTPD concurrent clients limit

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Fri Aug 1 07:38:01 UTC 2008


"Phil" <phil at xxxxxxxxx.xxx> writes:

>Unruh wrote:
><snip>
>"Those poor students come onto the lists asking questions and
>demonstrating that their knowledge level is low, but they are responsible
>to putting out the programs that will be used by thousands of people. "
></snip>

>Unruh, Stop and think a moment, as fast as the electronics and software 
>industry has gone, if you were a full-time student you still couldn't keep 
>up with the "progress" and changes. Consider the boy that started ebay, he 
>cobbled up a bunch of canned scripts for lack of programming experience to 
>get that thing going. I would say in the end his approach succeeded beyond 
>his wildest dreams.

>We all get thrust into positions dealing with the relatively unknown, that's 
>how most of us learn and what eventually leads to innovation. That's also 
>what got me into electronics in the first place, regardless of how smart you 
>are, or what you know, you can never learn it all. The day you stop learning 
>is the day you cease to exist.

I have nothing against the students. They are dumped into an almost
impossible situation. The question is what is the quality of the software
that the companies put out? That is what is important. 


>Phil





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