ntpq: cruft/doc

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Mon Oct 17 05:40:04 UTC 2016

esr at thyrsus.com said:
>> CSV is readable by eye without a lot of effort.  JSON is close to 

> Say *what*?  Uh, I can only conjecture that you don't have a lot of actual
> experience with JSON. 

I admit that "encrypted" is an exaggeration, but the signal-noise is pretty 
low.  Yes, if I'm hunting for a specific chunk of data I can find it, but 
it's hard to get the big picture and know which chunk(s) of data I need to 
pay attention to.

I admit that I haven't worked much with JSON.  Sure, it's probably the right 
thing for complicated data structures.  But I'm mostly interested in simple 
tabular data where CSV works well.

If you want to convince me that JSON is great, rewrite the gpsd refclock to 
be a shining example.

These are my opinions.  I hate spam.

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