[ntp:questions] TSC, default precision, FreeBSD

Garrett Wollman wollman at bimajority.org
Sat Sep 5 15:45:13 UTC 2009

In article <9fa237cd-eaf8-4303-8720-3e290547fa90 at g1g2000pra.googlegroups.com>,
Dave Hart  <davehart at gmail.com> wrote:

>I hope this help you understand NTP precision.  I also hope you will
>cease attempting to conflate it with any other definitions of
>"precision" or related terms.

It's a pity that the authors of the NTP specification chose to
Humpty-Dumpty an existing word with a well-defined meaning.

Garrett A. Wollman    | What intellectual phenomenon can be older, or more oft
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