Re: [Ntp] Antw: Re: Calls for Adoption -- NTP Extension Field drafts -- Four separate drafts

Harlan Stenn <stenn@nwtime.org> Wed, 28 August 2019 11:36 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ntp] Antw: Re: Calls for Adoption -- NTP Extension Field drafts -- Four separate drafts
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On 8/28/2019 4:23 AM, Heiko Gerstung wrote:
> Why not define a method in v5 that not only protects against degree 1 loops but maybe also against degree 2,3 or n? 
> 
> This is what I meant when trying to explain that we should not stick to the existing packet format with its shortcomings.

Exactly how would this work?

Has there been any reported instances of this being useful or needed for
NTP?

What abuse vectors would this create?

> Regards,
>    Heiko
> 

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