[ntp:questions] SNTP with 1ms of precision?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Thu Jun 17 21:31:28 UTC 2010

Rob wrote:

> With NTP a single query does not affect the time so much, because
> successive queries are fed through a filter to find the average, and
> the time is not stepped but slowly changed to the new value.  So when
> there is an occasional delay in your network it will not affect the
> time accuracy very much.

If they are more than 8 samples apart, they shouldn't affect it at all 
(and even that is on the pessimistic side).

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