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Re: [gpsd-dev] NO_HZ Avoidance

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] NO_HZ Avoidance
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:50:30 -0700

Yo Fred!

On Thu, 7 Jul 2016 18:14:48 -0700 (PDT)
Fred Wright <address@hidden> wrote:

> > > That seems unlikely.  Each satellite has a different path through
> > > the sky during its period of visibility, and of course satellites
> > > come and go over periods of around six hours.  The probability
> > > that thwt complicated mess could just happen to turn into
> > > something looking very much like a daily sinusoid seems *very*
> > > unlikely.  
> >
> > The GPS sats return to the exact same positions, as a group, every
> > sideral day.  
> I'm perfectly aware of that.  But the notion that the cacophony of
> satellite orbits could result in a simple sort-of-sinusoidal diurnal
> variation is akin to expecting a kazoo to sound like a tuning fork.

We can talk around this till the end of the year.  Show me some data.

> You snipped the paragraph where I suggested ...

Yup, going over the same things is pointless.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
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