Re: [Ntp] NTS4UPTP Rev 03 - Formal request for WG adoption

Danny Mayer <mayer@pdmconsulting.net> Tue, 01 June 2021 17:24 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ntp] NTS4UPTP Rev 03 - Formal request for WG adoption
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On 6/1/21 11:42 AM, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
>
> I'm not sure I follow here. You can send NTP requests at any rate you
> like. That doesn't require a new protocol. The poll field is a signed
> 8-bit integer if you had a server that actually looked in the content
> of the field.

I hope not. How would you implement a negative poll interval? :)

It really should be unsigned. If not, then that's really an error.

Danny