> So you think it is appropriate to demand that ever computer with a
> clock should suffer biannual software upgrades if it is not connected
> to a network where it can get NTP or similar service ?

> I know people who will disagree with you:

>         Air traffic control
>         Train control
>         Hospitals

> and the list goes on.

FWIW, I believe most hospitals are more than capable of looking
after equipment with complex maintenance schedules. They have
endoscopes, blood gas analysers, gamma cameras, MRI machines,
dialysis machines and a rake of other stuff that has a schedule
requiring attention more regurally than once every 6 months.

I am not sure how much un-networked equipment that requires UTC to
1 second and doesn't already have a suitable maintenance schedule
exists in hospitals.


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