[ntp:questions] Can or should the NTP protocol eventually serve timezone data?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Wed Jun 17 21:46:02 UTC 2009

Rob wrote:

> Is that FTP server robust enough to allow for e.g. all installations
> of a popular operating system to download it automatically from there?

Probably not, especially if the designers were lazy and didn't randomise 
the polling.
> I would think that a more distributed approach is better.

For Red Hat and CentOS, it's called yum.

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