[ntp:questions] Mixed maxpoll values for mixed LAN/Internet servers - sensible?
stenn at ntp.org
Wed Mar 4 07:26:22 UTC 2009
>>> In article <8YLql.1528$Lc7.1317 at text.news.virginmedia.com>, "David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this.co.uk> writes:
Harlan> Become a member of the NTP Forum.
David> I applied and heard nothing.
I'll look to see what happened there.
Harlan> Get companies you work with/for to become members.
David> I applied and heard nothing. As a single-man company, I cannot spare
David> funds, I'm afraid.
I was speaking to an audience that included you, but was not limited to you.
If you work for companies that have a significant "need" for NTP, I'd
appreciate your lobbying them to join. If the information at the ntpforum
site is not sufficiently compelling I'd appreciate learning how to improve
Harlan> Volunteer to write code for the project.
David> I don't do "C". I have already wriiten an NTP monitoring program,
David> and shown how MRTG can be used to monitor NTP on a routine basis. I
David> spent some time trying to get NTP to compile on my system, using both
David> the Microsoft tools and some free compilers, but I could never get it
David> to sompile and link.
Yes, and again, I was speaking to a larger audience.
Harlan> Volunteer to improve the documentation on the support website.
David> I submitted a number of bug reports.
Yes, thanks for that. And the documentation on the support website can be
improved by anybody who wants to - it is fairly trivial to create an account
Harlan> There are probably other ways, too. Be imaginative. Be helpful.
David> It may not be intended this way, but you are hitting on the wrong
David> person here. I have tried to do a lot to get NTP accepted within the
David> Windows community and worked with those who develop the software.
Appreciated, and again, I was speaking to an audience that included, but was
not limited to, you.
Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
http://ntpforum.isc.org - be a member!
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