[ntp:questions] NIST vs. pool.ntp.org ?
nomail at example.com
Thu Mar 28 19:00:55 UTC 2013
Trevor Woerner <twoerner at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 5:57 AM, Rob <nomail at example.com> wrote:
>> so you will need to write an adaptive
>> algorithm that recognizes what is happening here, and send the queries
>> quickly enough (I would say at least two per second, maybe 4) to force
>> the "active user" algorithm to kick in.
> If he sends requests too fast when the latency is so high, isn't there
> a chance they'll just get combined due to Nagle which will throw off
> his calculations even more?
This is UDP, not TCP.
Of course there is not much point in shotgunning requests when there
is no reply. First attempt could be to send a new request only after
the first reply has been received, but I am not sure this will always
guarantee the radio link goes to active mode. Maybe send 3 requests
at .25 or .5 second intervals ant then wait until at least one reply
With GPRS it sometimes takes several seconds for the first replies to
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