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On Feb 2, 2011, at 11:42 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:

> On Wed, 02 Feb 2011 07:45:46 -1000, Antonio Querubin said:
>> On Wed, 2 Feb 2011, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
>>> different networks, things don't always work so well. I may want to use 
>>> the DHCP-provided NTP servers at work, but syncing with a random NTP 
>>> server when I connect to a wifi hotspot is not such a great idea.
>> It's not "random" if the network operator is providing it via DHCP is it?
> If you're connecting at a Starbuck's, and you care more than "hopefully
> somebody will tell me the right time within a minute", yes, it *is* essentially
> random.

While that is true, the people that are asking for the ability to advertise
NTP servers in DHCP are not running the networks at Starbucks.