[ntp:questions] Is dispersion > jitter in all situations

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Mon Jan 4 22:15:35 UTC 2010


B wrote:
> Hi, this really concerns me!
> 
> An indicator of expecting time is important and I know about the error
> bounds, but I want to use a value(jitter) as
> an indicator of the expecting time relative offset. The jitter isn't
> introduced before NTPv4
> and where I am doing my master thesis they are using NTPv3(RFC-1305).
> 
> Is it possible to use dispersion relative offset as an indicator of
> expecting time?
>

Can you explain what you mean by the phrase "expecting time"?




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