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Re: [gpsd-dev] Clarifications needed for the time-service HOWTO

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Clarifications needed for the time-service HOWTO
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:25:26 -0700

Yo Miroslav!

On Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:44:47 +0200
Miroslav Lichvar <address@hidden> wrote:

> > I wasn't talking about large or asymmetrical but *variable*.  Are we
> > really disagreeing here?
> I'm just suggesting to remove "(what the inventor of NTP whimsically
> calls a "falseticker")" from that text. A falseticker is a source that
> doesn't agree with other sources, large jitter doesn't imply that.

Large jitter is one of the tests to determine a falseticker. 

This was discussed a while ago on NTP:

> The last sentence in the paragraph should possibly be removed too.
> I don't think there is a fudge option to compensate for an asymmetry
> in the network delay. Large symmetric delays are not a problem.

Looking at the ntp.conf man page I see that fudge's can only be applied
to local reference clocks.  So I agree.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97701
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