p at 2038bug.com
Fri Sep 3 14:59:31 EDT 2010
> I really liked your earlier idea of setting up an NTP server that would
> serve a smooth, variable-rate timescale like UT1 or UTS or UTC-SLS, and
> have an associated pledge to continue serving this form of Earth-following
> time regardless of what the ITU does to UTC. I am thinking along very
> similar lines myself.
really, it would be a bit of a gimmick
if you are serious though and implement some server and client
softare - I'd be happy to host the downloads and deploy on
> But as long as you and I continue to operate our own law-defiant NTP
> servers which serve our realization of Earth time instead of the s**t
> that ITU peddles, those nature-loving people who wish to live their
> personal lives on mean solar time can simply choose to point their own
> ntpd instances at our servers instead of those following the ITU -
> problem solved.
well the number of user's we are likely to accrue would be
small - most people that use NTP need their servers to stay
within a few milliseconds of everyone else - that is *why*
they use NTP.
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