Re: [LEAPSECS] The Martian Chronicles

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk_at_PHK.FREEBSD.DK>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 16:25:29 +0000

In message <>, Rob Seaman writes:

>Before somebody else calls me on it, I should point out that NTP
>actually uses both:
> "The clock discipline algorithm functions as a nonlinear, hybrid
>phase/frequency-lock (NHPFL) feedback loop."

Let me just note that not all of us in the NTP environment belive
that algorithm is optimal or even well understood.

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