On Jul 5, 2010, at 3:21 PM, Tony Arcieri wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 2:06 PM, Chuck Remes <cremes.devlist / mac.com> wrote:
> 
>> The idea of using a hacked NTP daemon to speed up the clocks in not
>> feasible. Interesting idea though...
>> 
> 
> Why can't the "central time" be maintained by whatever process is scattering
> work to your distributed nodes, and just asynchronously included in the
> messages for use whenever your workers get around to processing them?

Because there is no centralized server that all messages, data or control must pass through.

cr