RIP Dave Mills

The inventor of NTP, in the late 1970s, and recipient of the 2013 IEEE Internet Award “for significant leadership and sustained contributions in the research, development, standardization, and deployment of quality time synchronization capabilities for the Internet”, Dr. David Lennox Mills died in Delaware on January 17, at 85.

Rarely have I more wanted to say “perhaps we’ll see him again later”.

– jra

The one protocol that keeps us on our toes.

Godspeed, Dr. Dave.