NTP for ASBRs?

Bryan Holloway bryan at shout.net
Thu May 9 03:15:13 UTC 2019


On 5/8/19 7:55 PM, Brian Kantor wrote:
> On Wed, May 08, 2019 at 07:47:56PM -0500, Bryan Holloway wrote:
>> 100% true. But there is also a practical side to this ...
>>
>> When a NOC-ling, in their own local timezone, says, "hey, what happened
>> two hours ago?", they have to make a calculation. And that calculation
>> annoyingly depends on the time of year in many if not most locales
>> worldwide. And to make matters worse, some folks change at different
>> times of the year, so, if you're a global network ............
>>
>> Hawai'i and Arizona can add/subtract without looking at the damn
>> calendar. I'm just sayin' I'd like to see more of that.
> 
> Clocks are cheap. I have two on the wall; one is local time and
> the other is marked GMT.
> 	- Brian

Cheap != free. Many clocks have to be set after a DST change. Clocks 
that do this automatically are > cheap.

I stand by my point.

Disclaimer: I have two clocks.



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