[ntp:questions] nmea and initial large offset

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sat May 8 09:35:41 UTC 2010

Uwe Klein wrote:
> Rob wrote:
>> Defending silly algorithms in code with limitations in old hardware no
>> longer in use in running systems seems a bit silly to me.
> Any abstraction _must_ cover all variations that are sensible or
> expectable.

It seems to me that an abstraction that allows for the year is more 
general than one that doesn't.  It should be the driver's responsibility 
for fixing up cases where the device doesn't provide the year, with 
maybe the help of a driver support utility library routine.

More information about the questions mailing list