[ntp:questions] outlyer / falseticker

folkert folkert at vanheusden.com
Thu Mar 7 13:48:51 UTC 2013

> Okay, it can be a little obtuse, especially if you don't know the
> references. The two specific references that are being used here are
> the reality television show "Survivor" and "The Byzantine Generals
> Problem", an algorithm for detecting misbehaving parts of a system,
> in this case an NTP server.

[ skipped explanation ]

Makes it much clearer.

Maybe this can be written down in a FAQ on the ntp-website? No need to
elaborate or make it more document-like, I found it very clear as you've
written it down.


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