Re: [LEAPSECS] Precision vs. resolution

From: Rob Seaman <seaman_at_NOAO.EDU>
Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 16:25:25 -0700

On May 24, 2006, at 7:25 AM, John Cowan wrote:

> Can someone lay out for me exactly what the difference is between
> clock precision and clock resolution?

Interesting question. Perhaps it is the distinction between
and physical pixels that one encounters on image displays and hardcopy
devices? (Still have to posit which is which in that case :-)

You might have more luck directing this question to time-nuts
( or perhaps the NTP WG
( - although one would be delighted to find
this list capable of generating a knowledgeable response to any
such clearly expressed neutral question :-)

Received on Tue May 30 2006 - 16:25:42 PDT

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