[ntp:questions] Query about NTP accuracy

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Jun 2 07:12:32 UTC 2009

smithmikek at googlemail.com wrote:

> In the case below, will server 3 be treated as a falseticker because
> its offset lies outside the dispersion interval of the other two
> servers even though there is some intersection between its dispersion
> and that of server 2.

That's basically why I won't be convinced by the four server argument 
until I've checked the actual code.  I seem to remember that there is an 
additional constraint, namely that the actual measurement must fall 
within the intersection.

> 1
>           |--------+--------|
> 2
>               |----------+----------|
> 3                              |------------+------------|

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