[NTLK] NetTime for 711000

Morgan Aldridge morgant at makkintosshu.com
Thu Feb 2 19:42:30 EST 2017

On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 19:39 Jake Bordens <jake at allaboutjake.com> wrote:

> I’m working on an app that relies on an accurate clock, so I wanted to
> sync my Newton to a time server.
> There is apple sample code “NetTime” that syncs with the old “TIME”
> protocol on port 37.  Many servers don’t support this, but the NIST servers
> still do.
> The app needed an update to account for the different clock offset for
> newtons running the 711000 patch that fixes the date issue.  (On
> non-patched newtons, the clock starts on 1/1/1993… after the patch it is
> 1/1/2008 – hence the app needed a new offset)
> One note:  There is a NetTime package already on UNNA, and it seems to
> have a few extra features that are not in the sample code I have – a
> checkbox to enable/disable auto sync and a sync button.  My version of the
> code doesn’t have this.   I added back a button because it was simple, but
> not the checkbox.   If anyone has newer sample code with the checkbox, send
> it my way and I’ll update the offset and recompile.
> I uploaded the new package to UNNA:
> http://www.unna.org/incoming/NetTime_for_%20711000.zip
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Hey cool, I didn't realize that was broken by the 711000 patch! Where did
you find the original source? I feel like Grant was looking for that a
while ago (but he may have found it).



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