Commit 0f51da02 authored by Eric S. Raymond's avatar Eric S. Raymond

Update the staleness warning.

parent 72490867
......@@ -32,18 +32,6 @@ The Network Time Protocol software contained in this
distribution is available without charge under the conditions set
forth in the link:copyright.html[Copyright Notice].
It is very important that readers understand that the NTP document
collection began 25 years ago and remains today a work in progress. It
has evolved as new features were invented and old features retired. It
has been widely copied, cached and morphed to other formats, including
man pages, with varying loss of fidelity. However, these HTML pages are
the ONLY authoritative and definitive reference. Readers should always
use the collection that comes with the distribution they use. A copy of
the online collection at {project-weblink} is normally included in the most
recent snapshot, but might not agree with an earlier snapshot or
release version.
This distribution is an implementation of RFC-5905 "Network Time
Protocol Version 4: Protocol and Algorithms Specification". NTP is
widely used to synchronize a computer to Internet time servers or
......@@ -63,6 +51,12 @@ in recent decades
The link:ntpspeak.html[Glossary of NTP-speak] might also be a helpful
guide for the perplexed.
Use caution when employing search engines to dig up NTP material.
There are many, many copies of the NTP documentation out there, often
referring to very old versions and carrying stale information. It's
best to use only the HTML and manpages that come with your
== Differences from NTP Classic ==
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