[time-nuts] Google NTP Servers and smearing leap seconds...
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Fri Sep 16 18:36:22 UTC 2011
xaos at darksmile.net said:
> You can forget Wall St. firms and Banks for starters.
> They need sub-microsecond accurate timing as some instruments (Forex) are
> moving to <10 microsecond latency from order entry to order ack.
10 microsecond latency doesn't say anything about how accurate the time has
Does anybody have a good URL on the accuracy requirements of banks and/or
stock markets? I expect there are both legal and technical issues. I'd like
to understand them separately but I won't be surprised if they are thoroughly
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