Subject: Re: Why I wanted to tweak tickadj
To: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/06/1994 17:22:43
[ On Tue, December  6, 1994 at 13:23:34 (-0500), der Mouse wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Why I wanted to tweak tickadj
> needing xntpd running or even connectivity to the net.  (One thing I've
> occasionally dreamed of is a wristwatch which takes sub-minute time
> adjustments as data from which to deduce the low bits of its crystal's
> frequency, so that after you resync it to an accurate source (like the
> radio time signal, or your NTP-synced computer), you longer need to
> keep resetting it as it drifts.)

Well!  I'm not the only one to dream of such a thing!

My colleague Peter Renzland and I have been talking about such a "toy"
for quite a few years now.....

						Greg A. Woods

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