[ntp:questions] strange behaviour of ntp peerstats entries.

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Thu Jan 31 22:20:27 UTC 2008

David L. Mills wrote:

> The result of the sort is usually the first entry on the list, but even 

I thought this only gave the figure head peer, but that the actual clock
disciplining used a weighted average of some number of candidates aa well.

> that can be temporarily displaced by the anti-clockhop algorithm. Other 
> than this wiggle, it can be truthfully said that the algorithm selects 
> the servers at the lowest stratum and from among those at that stratum 
> the candidate with the lowest maximum error.

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