[ntp:questions] Windows time question.

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Sat Apr 23 08:54:33 UTC 2011


"Rob" <nomail at example.com> wrote in message 
news:slrnir54hp.hnj.nomail at xs8.xs4all.nl...
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> The initial question:
> | Due to my wandering use of a laptop for, "work" (cough!)   Often away
> | from the office, and our server, but with local internet access (Hotel
> | WiFi etc).
> |
> | What UK based "RELIABLE" (cant emphasize that enough) UK time 
> server(s)
> | would the group recomend I point Windows time sync' to?
>
> and the subsequent discussion about the NTP pool and its reliability,
> and how many servers from the pool one would resonably use to get good
> results without overloading a voluntarily provided service, is a good
> and valid discussion on its own.
>
> There is no need to pollute that discussion by talking about GPS 
> receivers
> yet again.  It is not a solution for the original poster, and it does
> not contribute to the discussion about either of the topics brought up.
>
> You may be exited about your new GPS receiver toy, but there is no need
> to recommend that hammer as the only tool one will ever need.  It isn't.

.. and why shouldn't someone consider taking a GPS 18x LVC as a portable 
time reference?

BTW: I did not start the GPS discussion.

David 




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