Re: [Ntp] Suggested improvements to the Roughtime draft (draft-ietf-ntp-roughtime-00)

Thomas Peterson <nosretep.samoht@gmail.com> Wed, 19 February 2020 18:23 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ntp] Suggested improvements to the Roughtime draft (draft-ietf-ntp-roughtime-00)
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Sending all leap seconds doesn't require the server to have any logic 
apart from ensuring it always sends up to date information as opposed to 
calculating the delta to send. Furthermore the overheads as Tony 
describes are so small for today's protocols that the size should not be 
a concern.

Regards

On 19/02/2020 15:54, Watson Ladd wrote:
> What's the point of distributing far past or far future leap seconds via 
> Roughtime? It can go into the tz database.