[ntp:questions] Windows time question.

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Tue Apr 26 07:14:24 UTC 2011

[default pool command uses 10 servers]

>I agree. It is absurd. It seems to indicate that the ntp folk really
>really do not trust the pool, and figure that if you get fewer than 10, you have a
>reasonable chance that a majority will deliver bad time. Ie, they appear
>to feel that the pool is a pretty useless souce of time. 

I don't think it's a matter of not-trust.  I think it's just using
some old code/parameters because the pool code hasn't been working
long enough for things like that to get fixed or documented.

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