[LEAPSECS] LEAPSECS Digest, Vol 82, Issue 6
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Aug 10 15:36:29 EDT 2013
In message <52068FC6.2050008 at cox.net>, Greg Hennessy writes:
>> No, there are three classes of systems:
>> 1. Those which ignore leapseconds
>> 2. Those which handle the leapseconds
>> 3. Those which depend on leapseconds
>> Estimated ratios: 10,000,000 : 1,000 : 1
>Who estimated these, and where is the citation?
It is my own estimate.
>I for one don't think only 1 out of 1000 computers synch their time
>via a ntp like process.
First of all, the word is "systems" not "computers".
Second, count the zeros: The ratio is 1:10,000, not 1:1,000
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