Recent NTP pool traffic increase

Gary E. Miller gem at
Wed Dec 21 01:26:23 UTC 2016

Yo Valdis.Kletnieks at!

On Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:20:48 -0500
Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:

> On Tue, 20 Dec 2016 18:11:11 -0500, Peter Beckman said:
> > Mostly out of curiosity, what was the reason for the change in the
> > Snapchat code, and what plans does Snap have for whatever reason
> > the NTP change was put in place?  
> From other comments in the thread, it sounds like the app was simply
> linked against a broken version of a library....

But why is a chat app doing NTP at all?  it should rely on the OS, or
a specialized app, to keep local time accurate.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
	gem at  Tel:+1 541 382 8588
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