[ntp:questions] IEEE 1588 (PTP) at the nanosecond level?

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Thu Mar 20 18:30:02 UTC 2014


On 2014-03-20, Rob <nomail at example.com> wrote:
> Paul <tik-tok at bodosom.net> wrote:
>> Sure.  My point is I haven't seen a use case in this thread for nanosecond
>> *accuracy* relative to the TAI paper clock.
>
> It is not for timestamping the moment of clicking in an online auction
> or stock trade?  Those people normally have infinite timestamping
> accuracy specs.

No, they dispute arbitration requirements. Even if their clocks are 17
years out of sync, they can arbitrarly decide on some procedure to
resolve who clicked first. 




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