[time-nuts] NIST time services

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Mar 24 04:26:55 EDT 2014

In message <CABbxVHuQc0144==21mDa_R8ErKov=EM+9rVRbPggeXNZZTjnAg at mail.gmail.com>
, Chris Albertson writes:

>Yes.  NTP calls it "root distance" [...]

And it is generally useless, because people don't calibrate it.

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