[time-nuts] Network Time Foundation
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sat May 13 10:44:19 EDT 2017
Meinberg is an active supporter in maintaining this implementation of
NTP and they use this code in their NTP implementations, as obvious from
their updates as NTPD updates occurs. The code is there, download it and
use it. However, remember that there is folks that need to work on it,
and they need to pay their bills to, and that is what in the end this is
about. Maintaining this code is grossly underfinanced, despite being a
crutial part to so many things. This is why I spend my private money to
support this effort. I wish I could convince more companies to
contribute, and I try to find ways to provide support for NTF such that
NTP and other projects keeps focused on maintaining code rather than
working double shifts.
You will find Meinberg among the company members of NTF.
You will find Meinberg to support in other ways too, as obvious from my
On 05/13/2017 04:10 PM, Azelio Boriani wrote:
> Is the Network Time foundation the only one to have the NTP source
> code? Is the Meinberg code (for example) a different one?
> On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 1:02 PM, Magnus Danielson
> <magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org> wrote:
>> Fellow time-nuts,
>> As I came back home from my NYC trip, I found a nice little package in the
>> mail. It contained a T-shirt, pens and stickers. This is the added benefit
>> from becoming individual member to the Network Time Foundation. I have made
>> a donation prior to that.
>> What does Network Time Foundation do? Well, they maintain some of the more
>> important software that keep things running, including the NTPD code.
>> Why do I contribute this way? They are grossly underfunded, and this is
>> important stuff. While there are many ways to support the effort, I decided
>> I do have monetary means to do this.
>> It would be good if there where more companies supporting this activity too.
>> Read up on it here:
>> Cheers & 73,
>> Magnus SA0MAD
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