[ntp:questions] NTP 4.2.8 for Windows, not branded

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Mon Jan 12 00:19:18 UTC 2015

On 2015-01-11, trackeroftime at gmail.com <trackeroftime at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> And this is a problem why?
>> >
>> > Not for me to determine.  The OP posted this as a problem.  You asked
>> > what "it is branded" means, and I explained.
>> Sorry, I had thought you were the OP when I responded. Note that his
>> definition of branded may be different from yours. And I still have no
>> idea what that is a problem -- unless perhaps he is trying to pass off
>> Meinburg's work as his own:-) Note that if desperate he could probably
>> figure out where the Meinberg logo is stored and replace it.
> I can see the dark nature of human:P Don't get me wrong but usually inklings are bad, especially if they stay public... It was not nice.
> Thanks for a lot of explanations. They are very helpful.
> To stop your inklings I've just wanted to integrate ntp client with my own software into common installer.
> Now I'm not convinced it was good idea, likely not. A lot of ntp's versions could make me more work every time and thus it doesn't help user who installs my software.

I agree. BEst not do that. Tell them they need ntpd, and where to get
it. But do you really want the responsibility when the next severe bug
is discovered and you have to trott out a new version of your system? 

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