[time-nuts] future NTP programs...

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Nov 10 02:46:38 EST 2014

In message <0AA8645271A94DF3968C90FE6BF94276 at Alta>, "David J Taylor" writes:

>- that there is (eventually) a Windows implementation.

I'm writing the code to be as portable as I can make it, but I have
neither Windows machines nor clue how to program for their kernel-time-api.

>- that it responds to "ntpq -pn" and "ntpq -crv" commands so that it can be 
>easily remotely monitored.

The jury is still out on the control protocol.

To be honest I don't much like it from a security point of view,
and the parameters of my clock control algorithm may not map well
into its datafields.

Time will show...

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