Re: [Ntp] draft-ietf-ntp-roughtime-05: mixed time units

JP Sugarbroad <taralx@gmail.com> Tue, 21 September 2021 05:10 UTC

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From: JP Sugarbroad <taralx@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 22:09:56 -0700
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Subject: Re: [Ntp] draft-ietf-ntp-roughtime-05: mixed time units
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On Mon, Sep 20, 2021, 21:48 Watson Ladd <watsonbladd@gmail.com> wrote:

> The extra range isn't needed, but having more decimals isn't either.
>

My experience is that mixed units is a source of errors when people forget
to rescale them before combining. If the extra range isn't needed, I
suggest using microseconds everywhere.

- JP

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